Karen Ramirez

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Karen Ramírez (born 21 November 1971) is an English female dance music singer. Ramirez was born in North London. At the age of six, she moved to Trinidad and Tobago and lived there for some time, before returning to London and entering university. In 1998, she had a No. 1 hit single on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart and a No. 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 simpler 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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