Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl

Real Name:
Kirsty Anna MacColl
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Kirsty MacColl (b.October 10, 1959, Croydon, South London, UK - d.December 19, 2000 in Cozumel, Mexico) was an English singer-songwriter. The daughter of folk singer Ewan MacColl and dancer Jean Newlove; sister of Hamish MacColl and half-sister to Kitty MacColl, Neill MacColl and Calum MacColl (of Liberty Horses).

After a brief stint in 1978 with her first band The Drug Addix, she went solo and scored a big hit with the single "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis" in 1981. In 1984, she married producer Steve Lillywhite, and had two children Jamie MacColl and Louis MacColl. She decided to concentrate less on her music and raise her children by solely performing back-up vocals on various projects. In 1987, one of her contributions was the Christmas hit with The Pogues "Fairytale of New York". She later came back in 1989 to record the "Kite" album.
In 1991, she put out her "Electric Landlady" album which provided her with the very big hit "Walking Down Madison". A few years later in 1993, "Titanic Days" was released.

Kirsty died in Cozumel, Mexico after being hit by a speedboat which had crossed into an area restricted to swimmers only. Five months after her death, her final recording "Tropical Brainstorm" was posthumously released on Instinct records.
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Kirsty MacColl Discography

Albums

2383 611 Kirsty MacColl Desperate Character (Album) Polydor 2383 611 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
CD KM1, CDKM1 Kirsty MacColl Kite (Album) Virgin CD KM1, CDKM1 UK 1989 Sell This Version
TCV 2663 Kirsty MacColl Electric Landlady (Album) Virgin TCV 2663 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
7243 8 27214 20 Kirsty MacColl Titanic Days (Album) Liberation Records 7243 8 27214 20 US 1993 Sell This Version
HUX 001 Kirsty MacColl What Do Pretty Girls Do?(CD, Album) Hux Records HUX 001 UK 1998 Sell This Version
EVERCD 128 Kirsty MacColl Tropical Brainstorm (Album) V2, V2 EVERCD 128 Spain 2000 Sell This Version
SALVOCD054 Kirsty MacColl A Concert For Kirsty MacColl(CD, Album) Salvo SALVOCD054 UK 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BUY 47 N, NP/ BUY 47 Kirsty MacColl They Don't Know (Single) Stiff Records BUY 47 N, NP/ BUY 47 Portugal 1979 Sell This Version
2059 316 Kirsty MacColl Keep Your Hands Off My Baby (Single) Polydor 2059 316 Portugal 1981 Sell This Version
POSP 250, 2059 350 Kirsty MacColl There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis (EP, Single) Polydor POSP 250, 2059 350 Ireland 1981 Sell This Version
POSP 368 Kirsty MacColl You Still Believe In Me Polydor POSP 368 UK 1981 Sell This Version
POSP 326 Kirsty MacColl See That Girl(7") Polydor POSP 326 UK 1981 Sell This Version
105.166, 105166 Matchbox (3) Featuring Kirsty MacColl Matchbox (3) Featuring Kirsty MacColl - I Want Out (Single) Magnet (2), Magnet (2) 105.166, 105166 Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version
6.14024 Kirsty MacColl Terry (Single, Maxi) Stiff Records, Ariola, Stiff Records, Ariola 6.14024 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
107 117 Kirsty MacColl A New England (Single) Stiff Records, Stiff Records 107 117 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
6.20468 Kirsty MacColl He's On The Beach (Single, Maxi) Stiff Records, Stiff Records 6.20468 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
NYG 7, NY 7 The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale Of New York (Single) Stiff Records, Stiff Records NYG 7, NY 7 UK 1987 Sell This Version
8816 Kirsty MacColl You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby(7", Promo) I.R.S. Records 8816 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
45256 Kirsty MacColl, The Belle Stars Kirsty MacColl, The Belle Stars - Sign Of The Times / Terry(7") BR Music 45256 Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
KMADJ 1 Kirsty MacColl Free World (Single) Virgin KMADJ 1 UK 1989 Sell This Version
KMAT 3 Kirsty MacColl Innocence (Single) Virgin KMAT 3 UK 1989 Sell This Version
KMACDX2 Kirsty MacColl Days (Single, Maxi) Virgin KMACDX2 UK 1989 Sell This Version
KMA 4 Kirsty MacColl Don't Come The Cowboy With Me Sonny Jim! (Single) Virgin KMA 4 UK 1990 Sell This Version
1C 006-3 23629 7 Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues / Aztec Camera Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues / Aztec Camera - Miss Otis Regrets / Do I Love You? (Single) Chrysalis 1C 006-3 23629 7 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
VSC 1354 Kirsty MacColl My Affair (Single) Virgin VSC 1354 UK 1991 Sell This Version

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minder125

minder125

March 24, 2013
Does anyone have kirsty's unreleased song 'A Boy Like That? Im a big fan of Gary Holton and he sang backing vocals on it.

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