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|Also known as||Angel City|
|Origin||Guildford, Surrey, England|
|Labels||Data Records (UK, 2003–present)|
Lara Jennifer McAllen is an English vocalist, singer/songwriter, and vocal producer.
Lara McAllen is the singer for the pop/dance music project Angel City. McAllen began dancing at age 5, and briefly pursued a modelling career before becoming a backing dancer for the pop singer Shakira at age 19. She then began her career as a dance music vocalist with Angel City when she signed her first recording contract with Ministry of Sound at age 20. Before Angel City, Lara found dancefloor success with Stuart's 2001 trance release "Free (Let It Be)", released through Incentive, an offshoot of Ministry of Sound.
While originally credited as a guest vocalist in Angel City, McAllen later joined the group as lead singer and performed all the tracks on the debut album "Love Me Right". McAllen had UK Top 10 records with Angel City before pursuing further work both in vocal production and songwriting. As a partner of the production company responsible for the Angel City records, McAllen worked alongside producers such as Jason Nevins, Rob Davis (Kylie Minogue) and Armin Van Buuren. She has also presented for various Sky Channels on programmes like FYC as well as featuring on TV shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, CD:UK, Des and Mel and performing her debut single Love Me Right on Top of the Pops.
Between 2008 and 2010, several collaborations featuring McAllen (both vocals and songwriting) featured on Clubland albums were released through All Around the World. Having claimed that she was happier away from the performance side, McAllen again performs lead vocals on Angel City's most recent single "How Do You Sleep", a dance cover of Jesse McCartney's single.
Lara divorced her football agent husband in 2010 and met business owner Adam Bashford soon after and they started a new company together in property development. They now have two children. She is a lifelong fan of Arsenal.
|2005||Love Me Right||Angel City||44|
|Year||Single||Artist Details||UK||UK Dance||US||US Dance|
|2003||Love Me Right||Angel City||11||1||93||1|
|2004||Touch Me||Angel City||18||2||--||--|
|2005||Do You Know (I Go Crazy)||Angel City||7||1||--||8|
|2007||Piece of Heaven||Beat Players feat. Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2007||Bodyrock||Beam presents Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2008||A Girl Like Me||Flip & Fill Feat. Lara McAllen||--||2||--||--|
|2008||Heartbeat||Flip & Fill Feat. Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2009||That's How To Love||Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2010||How Do You Sleep?||Angel City||--||--||--||--|
|2010||Won't Get Another Night||Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2011||Be 1||Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|
|2011||Feel Me Breathe||Lara McAllen||--||--||--||--|