Danny Wilson were a Scottish pop group formed in Dundee, Scotland. Part of the loosely affiliated "sophisti-pop" movement of the late 1980s (which also included Deacon Blue and Swing Out Sister), the band is best known for their 1988 UK number 3 hit single "Mary's Prayer".
The band served as a launchpad for the career of Gary Clark, who also played in the 1990s bands King L and Transister before becoming a successful songwriter for other artists including Natalie Imbruglia, Liz Phair, Nick Carter, k.d. lang and former Spice Girls Melanie C and Emma Bunton. Other former members of the band have played in Simple Minds, Deacon Blue and Swiss Family Orbison.
Influenced by sophisticated soul and pop artists such as Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder and Bacharach & David, Gary Clark and Ged Grimes grew up together in Dundee, Scotland and playedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Meet Danny Wilson [1987, альбом]
- Mary's Prayer [1988, сингл]
- Be Bop Moptop [1989, альбом]
- I Can't Wait [1989, сингл]
- The Second Summer of Love [1989, сингл]
- Three-In-A-Bed Romp [сборник]
- Sweet Danny Wilson [1991, сборник]
- The Best of Danny Wilson [1995, сборник]