Louise Tucker (born 1956) is an English mezzo-soprano opera singer from Bristol, England. She achieved success in the early 1980s by recording two albums with record producers Charlie Skarbek and Tim Smit. The albums are notable for combining Tucker's classically-trained operatic voice with synthpop music.
Tucker studied at the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama in London. It was here that she trained as an opera singer. Tucker's first album with Skarbek and Smit was Midnight Blue (A Project With Louise Tucker). The title track, "Midnight Blue", was released as a single in the UK, US, France, and several other countries, and it reached number 59 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1983, and number 46 on the US Hot 100 in August 1983. The album reached number 127 in the US Billboard 200 chart. The song "Only for You" was also released as a single in some countries.
A follow-up album, After the Storm, was released in 1983. The title track, "Dancing by Moonlight" and "No Tears To Cry", were all released as singles in the UK. After the release of her second album, Tucker focused on a career as an opera singer.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|After the Storm||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Midnight Blue"||1982||59||27||46||Midnight Blue|
|"Dancing by Moonlight"||1983||—||—||—||After the Storm|
|"Only for You"||1984||—||80||—|
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