Steven Dante

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Steven Dante (stage name of Steven Barrington Dennis)[1] is a British soul singer and songwriter, who had several singles released in the late-1980s on the Cooltempo label. His only solo album, Find Out, was released on Chrysalis in 1988. It peaked at #87 in the UK Albums Chart in September 1988.[1] He has also collaborated with several house producers, providing vocals for John "Jellybean" Benitez, D Mob and Lighthouse Family. "The Real Thing", released in 1987 with Jellybean, reached #13 on the UK Singles Chart,[1] and was a US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart number-one single.[citation needed] It was included on Jellybean's album Just Visiting This Planet.

Dante also wrote songs for Total Contrast and By All Means, and sang backing vocals for Shara Nelson.



  • Find Out (1988) - UK #87[2]


  • "So Long" (Chrysalis, 1985)
  • "Give It Up for Love" (Cooltempo, 1986) – UK #78[2]
  • "The Real Thing" - Jellybean featuring Steven Dante (Chrysalis, 1987) - UK #13[3]
  • "Why Can't You Sit Still" (Cooltempo, 1987)
  • "I'm Too Scared" (Cooltempo, 1988) - UK #34[2]
  • "Imagination" (Cooltempo, 1988) – UK #76[2]
  • "Love Follows" (Cooltempo, 1989) – UK #91[2]
  • "Never Had a Love Like This Before" with Juliet Roberts (Delirious, 1997) – UK #87[2]


  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 140. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Official Charts > Steven Dante". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Official Charts > Jellybean". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-08-05.