Sheyla Bonnick

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Sheyla Bonnick
Birth nameSheila Yvonne Bonnick
Also known asSheila Bonnick boney m former member
GenresDance-pop, dance, soul
Years active1975–present

Sheyla Bonnick is a singer/songwriter performer Co-producer fashion designer author among other things. Born in Jamaica and brought up in England. Her name was previously spelled as Sheila Bonnick and Sheila Bonnique.


In 1977 Sheyla joined Munich disco project Mandrake for the recording of "It's Time For Us" "Dancing The Night Away" and "Disco Magic"[1]. She then signed to Hansa International, releasing a disco cover of "Proud Mary",[1] credited to "Sheila Bonnique". She recorded another track, "In the Shadows" which appeared on the soundtrack album of German film A Woman in Flames (1983).[2] In the early 90s, she moved to Denmark with her Icelandic husband and manager where she co-wrote a mini-musical called "Money Talks" staged for some months in the Lindenborg inn.

She released the single "Live Better" with Latvian artist Rassell on May 20, 2013 [2] before producing the album "Angel Cures" by fellow "Sounds of Boney M." member Francesca Mowatt.[3] She also published the book "Women Are Like Cats And Men Are Like Dogs - Or Are They?" under pseudonym Kat Brown.[4]

On 16 June 2013 it was announced that Sheyla Bonnick is now patron of 'Second Chance Animal Rescue' which is situated in Swanley, Kent.


  1. ^ "Sheila Bonnique discography". RateYourMusic.
  2. ^ "Flambierte Frau, Die- Soundtrack details -".
  3. ^ "Angel Cures by Francesca Mowatt". Apple Music.
  4. ^ "Women Are Like Cats and Men Like Dogs: or are they?: Brown, Kat: 9781467897846: Books".