Sheyla Bonnick

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Sheyla Bonnick
Birth nameSheila Yvonne Bonnick
Also known asSheila Bonnick boney m former member
OriginEngland
GenresDance-pop, dance, soul
Occupation(s)Singer
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.

Biography[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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