Cristina

Real Name:
Cristina Monet Palaci
Profile:
American singer and writer (born January 17, 1956 - died March 31, 2020).
A Harvard drop-out and daughter of a French psychoanalyst and an American illustrator-novelist-playwright, she met Michael Zilkha when she was working as a freelance writer for the Village Voice, who she later married. Zilkha was heir to England's Mothercare retail empire and was just starting ZE Records with Michel Esteban. Zilkha persuaded her to record "Disco Clone", a song written by Ronald Melrose, an ex classmate of hers at Harvard. The original recording, produced by John Cale was the first issue on the ZE label. A later version featured the uncredited Kevin Kline on vocals.
She retired her singing career soon after the release of her second album, when she relocated to Texas with Zilkha. After their divorce in 1990, she moved back to New York and contributed occasional book and film reviews to the Times Literary Supplement, as well as articles to Tatler and London Literary Review.
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Albums

Cristina - Cristina album art Cristina Cristina (Album) ZE Records, Island Records Canada 1980 Sell This Version
Cristina - Sleep It Off album art Cristina Sleep It Off (Album) Mercury, Mercury Japan 1984 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Cristina - Disco Clone / Disco 'O' album art Cristina Disco Clone / Disco 'O' Island Records UK 1978 Sell This Version
Cristina - Jungle Love album art Christina* Jungle Love (Single) ZE Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Cristina - Is That All There Is? album art Cristina Is That All There Is? (Single) Island Records, Ze Records UK 1980 Sell This Version
Cristina - Baby You Can Drive My Car album art Cristina Baby You Can Drive My Car (Single) ZE Records US 1980 Sell This Version
600 235 Cristina - La Poupée Qui Fait Non album art Cristina La Poupée Qui Fait Non(12") ZE Records, Island Records, Ariola 600 235 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
Cristina - Things Fall Apart album art Cristina Things Fall Apart (Single) Island Records UK 1981 Sell This Version
IPR 2052 Cristina - It's A Holiday / Things Fall Apart album art Material With Nona Hendryx / Cristina Material With Nona Hendryx / Cristina - It's A Holiday / Things Fall Apart(12", Promo) ZE Records, Island Records IPR 2052 UK 1981 Sell This Version
PRO 256-1 Cristina - Ticket To The Tropics album art Cristina Ticket To The Tropics(12", Promo) PolyGram, ZE Records PRO 256-1 US 1984 Sell This Version