Karen Ramirez

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Karen Ramírez (born 21 November 1971, North London) is a female dance music singer. At age 6, she moved to Trinidad and Tobago and lived there for some time, before returning to London and entering university. In 1998, she had a #1 hit single on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart and a #8 hit on the UK Singles Chart with her cover version of Everything but the Girl's "I Didn't Know I Was Looking for Love", under the more simple title of "Looking for Love".[1]

Her second album, entitled Bees in the Trees, was released exclusively on iTunes in May 2006.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums and remix compilations[edit]

Statistics Track list
Distant Dreams
  • "Troubled Girl"
  • "More Than Words Can Say"
  • "Stormy Day"
  • "Lies"
  • "If We Try"
  • "New Reality"
  • "Looking for Love"
  • "Maker Shaker"
  • "Wings"
  • "People Make the World Go Around"
  • "Looking for Love" (Dave's Found You edit)
Distant Dreams
  • Studio album
  • Released: 1998 (Japan)
  • Japanese release
  • "Troubled Girl"
  • "More Than Words Can Say"
  • "Stormy Day"
  • "Lies"
  • "If We Try"
  • "New Reality"
  • "Looking for Love"
  • "Maker Shaker"
  • "Wings"
  • "People Make the World Go Around"
  • "Troubled Girl" (Spanish version)
  • "Troubled Girl" (Boris Dlugosch & Michael Lange elusive club mix)
  • "Fever"
Remixed Dreams
  • Remix compilation – Japan only
  • Released: 13 January 1999
  • "Troubled Girl" (Bossadub)
  • "If We Try" (D-Influence remix)
  • "Looking for Love" (Dave's Found You edit)
  • "Troubled Girl" (Spanish Vocal club mix)
  • "If We Try" (Silk's disco anthem)
  • "Troubled Girl" (Full Intention club mix)
  • "Troubled Girl" (Way Out West mix)
  • "Looking for Love" (Trouser Enthusiasts' Joy of Sex mix)
  • "If We Try" (Red Jerry's Dubby vocal mix)
  • "Looking for Love" (Bad Attitude Meets Beat Circus mix)
Bees in the Trees
  • Studio album
  • Released: May 2006
  • Download only
  • "Don't Play"
  • "Lost Without You"
  • "My Spy"
  • "Deep Within"
  • "Bees in the Trees"
  • "Another Night"
  • "Put it All Behind"
  • "Angels"
  • "A Little Light from Zion"
  • "Free the Ghosts of Time at Last"

Singles[edit]

Year Single Album UK Singles Chart[1] IRL
1998 "Troubled Girl" Distant Dreams 50
1998 "Looking for Love" Distant Dreams 8 23
1998 "If We Try" Distant Dreams 23
1999 "Lies" Distant Dreams

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 449. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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