Michele

Michele

Real Name:
Chantal Sitruk
Profile:
Disco singer
Pseudonym of vocalist Chantal Curtis a.k.a. Chantal Sitruk (19--(??) - 1985). She hailed from Tunisia, and is best known for the disco song "Get Another Love" and "Hit Man" both of which were put out in the US on Key Records.

Producer Pierre Jaubert tells DiscoMusic.com that he discovered her in the late 1970s on the streets of Paris. She was walking down the street while talking to another woman and he instantly liked the quality of her voice. Jaubert asked Chantal if she could sing. She said yes and that she was looking for work.

It's at the time of the release of her first album that her life went spiraling out of control. Her boyfriend, Philippe Briche who was a talented arranger and pianist, turned her on to hard drugs and she served some prison time because of it. Chantal recorded "Can't You Feel It" and several other tracks including Disco Dance, but because she was serving time in prison, Jaubert released the songs on an album under the pseudonym Michele. This was released in France on Epic Records and in America on West End Records with the big hit being "Disco Dance."

Fast forward to 1979 and the duo work on releasing the Get Another Love album under her name. The album was released in America on Keylock Records out of New York and saw widespread discotheque and radio exposure.

Chantal was tragically murdered in Israel in 1985 by a bullet intended for Philipe, her drug-dealing boyfriend. The source of this is Pierre Jaubert, her producer.
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Michele Discography

Albums

WES 103, WE-103 Michele Magic Love (Album) West End Records, West End Records WES 103, WE-103 US 1977 Sell This Version
NL 33146 Michele Il Meglio Di Michele(LP, Album) RCA NL 33146 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WES 12110 Michele Disco Dance (Single) West End Records WES 12110 US 1977 Sell This Version
7N 25770 Michele Magic Love (Single) Jupiter Records 7N 25770 UK 1977 Sell This Version
UP 10020, UP 10.020 Michele Can't You Feel It West End Records UP 10020, UP 10.020 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
SRS 510.024 Michelle* Squeeze Me(7") Scramble SRS 510.024 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
EPC 5912 Michèle* Magic Love / Can't You Feel It (Single) Scramble EPC 5912 France 1978 Sell This Version
25.003 Michele Can't You Feel It(7") Crazy Cat 25.003 Brazil 1978 Sell This Version
WE 4002 Loose Joints / Michele Loose Joints / Michele - Is It All Over My Face / Can't You Feel It(12", Ltd, RE) West End Records WE 4002 US 1986 Sell This Version
wes2002 Michele / Billy Nichols Michele / Billy Nichols - Can't You Feel It / Give Your Body Up To The Music(12") West End Records wes2002 US 2001 Sell This Version
WE 4004 Taana Gardner / Michele Taana Gardner / Michele - When You Touch Me / Disco Dance(12", Single, Ltd) West End Records WE 4004 US Unknown Sell This Version