Kit Hain

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Kit Hain
Born (1956-12-15) 15 December 1956 (age 62)
Cobham, Surrey, England
GenresPop, pop rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, bass player
InstrumentsVocals, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards
Years active1980s
LabelsHarvest, Decca, Mercury
Associated actsMarshall Hain, Julian Marshall

Kit Hain (born 15 December 1956, Cobham, Surrey, England) is an English musician and songwriter.

She formed the Marshall Hain band with former partner Julian Marshall, and their 1978 single "Dancing in the City" reached No. 3 in the UK Singles Chart. However, the band split when Julian Marshall found the pressure too much. Kit Hain's first release after the band was predictably dropped by their record company was "The Joke's on You", for Harvest Records. She then signed to Decca Records and subsequently Mercury Records for several singles and albums. Hain moved to the United States in 1985 and forged a successful career as a songwriter. Her portfolio includes "Fires of Eden" (Judy Collins, Cher), "Back To Avalon" (Heart), "Rip in Heaven" and "Crash and Burn" ('Til Tuesday), "Further From Fantasy" (Annie Haslam), "Remind My Heart" and "Every Time We Fall" (Miss Saigon's Lea Salonga).

Her songs have also been recorded by Roger Daltrey,[1] Kiki Dee, Barbara Dickson, Fleetwood Mac and Kim Criswell.

Early career[edit]

Marshall Hain were a British pop-rock duo. Keyboard player Julian Marshall and vocalist and bass player Kit Hain met while pupils at Dartington Hall School.[2]

Solo career[edit]

Hain continued pursuing a recording career after Marshall Hain broke up and released two albums in the UK: 1981's Spirits Walking Out, which included a minor hit "Danny", and 1983's School For Spies.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Under A Raging Moon". New Straits Times. 17 September 1989. The songs, by various hands including Pete Townsend, Russ Ballard, Brian Adams/Jim Vallance and Kit Hain...
  2. ^ "Kit Hain's Disco Fever". Retrieved 25 August 2014.