' Leo Sayer | Biography | Music Minder
The Premier International Online Directory of Musicians & Entertainers
  music minder
Search For:   
In Table:  
Home Entertainers Businesses About Contact
Albums Birthdates Hits Instruments Lyrics Memorials On This Day
Home > Entertainers Menu > Entertainers Location Menu > Entertainers List > Leo Sayer > Biography
« ListSummaryBiographyWorksPhotosVideosLinksComments

LEO SAYER

BIOGRAPHY
 
Leo Sayer

An English-born Australian singer-songwriter and musician whose singing career has spanned four decades.

A distinctive singer-songwriter, Sayer was a top singles and album act on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1970s.

His first seven hit singles in the UK all reached the Top 10 - a feat first registered by his one-time manager, Adam Faith.

From his first hit with "The Show Must Go On" in 1973 to the present day, Sayer has never been missing from the charts for longer than five successive years.

Sayer has had success worldwide with his single and album releases, particularly in Britain and the United States He was initially discovered by David Courtney, who then co-managed him with the singer turned manager, Adam Faith.

Sayer began his music career co-writing songs with David Courtney, including "Giving It All Away", which gave Roger Daltrey of The Who his first hit without The Who in 1973.

That same year, Sayer began his career as a recording artist. At the time of his initial chart breakthrough in the UK, with his second single "The Show Must Go On".

He had subsequent single hits with "One Man Band" (1974), "Long Tall Glasses" (1975) and "Moonlighting" (1975). In 1976, Sayer recorded three Beatles songs, "I Am the Walrus", "Let It Be" and "The Long and Winding Road" for the film, All This and World War II.

In 2005, Sayer moved to Sydney, Australia, where he has remained. He became an Australian citizen on 26 January 2009 at a naturalization ceremony attended by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
On 12 February 2006, he made a surprise return to number one in the UK Singles Chart, with Meck's remix of "Thunder In My Heart".

In 2008 Sayer released a new album in Australia, Don't Wait Until Tomorrow. This album, produced by Garth Porter (from the Australian pop band Sherbet), and released by Universal Music Australia.

Noted Albums.

SILVERBIRD - 1973
JUST A BOY - 1974
ANOTHER YEAR - 1975
ENDLESS FLIGHT - 1976
THUNDER IN MY HEART - 1977
LEO SAYER - 1978
THE VERY BEST OF - 1979
HERE - 1979
LIVING IN A FANTASY - 1980
WORLD RADIO - 1980

Noted Hits

THE SHOW MUST GO ON - I CAN DANCE - 1975
YOU MAKE ME FEEL LIKE DANCING - 1977
WHEN I NEED YOU - 1977
MORE THAN I CAN SAY - 1980

All added information in-depth may be obtained at the web address above.

Thank you.
 
 
© Music Minder
All rights reserved: Prosecution rights will be exercised for any breaches of copyright.