Taleesa

Vero nome:
Emanuela Gubinelli
Profilo:
Italian singer born on the 11/19/71 in Matelica (Macerata)
All things written about her before are inventions to create the character (born in America, studies in the United States, etc., etc.). The simple truth is that her boyfriend was an American model from Santa Monica and helped her to write the lyrics in English.
She started gaining credibility as author when the 2 songs (Say Yeah and Keep On Jammin) she had written for Stefano Secchi became hits. This allowed her to restart her singer carreer and to record songs such as One Love the Lifetime, Living 2 Love and Baby Don't Stop that had some success in France and a few other European countries. She also released a single under her real name Emmanuella, entitled Satisfied, in collaboration with Bruno Sanchioni.

It is less known that she also contributed to many projects which had success mainly mainly in Japan : Linda Ross, Morena (2), Jilly, Ann Sinclair, Vanessa, Gisele, Paula Marsh, Serena, Maggie Sue, and many more..

But success came as she was a vocalist featured by the duo Cozzi and Rossi (CO.RO.) on the version they had made to Because The Night (a cover of Patty Smith and Bruce Springsteen). Her voice appeared also on There's Something Going On/I Break Down And Cry, and on the following album that Co.Ro released in 1993. After her singles with Co.Ro became a hit in America, Emanuella decided to go solo again.

One of her first solo singles as Taleesa was I Found Luv, written by G. Amir Saraf and Uli Brenner, produced by Giacomo Maiolini featuring raps of Mikey Romeo. After that, she returned to Italy and released many other songs, like Burning Up (that she co-wrote and co-composed with Trivellato and Sachetto), Falling In Love (produced by Visnadi under Flying Records, re-released by ZYX), Let Me Be (that she co-wrote and co-composed with W. Cremonini, A. Gilardi, produced by Giacomo Maiolini and released under Time Records) and a country dance called Jambalaya, cover of an old rock song.The following release was called I Wanna Give. She started touring all over the world, she even presented some TV shows in Brazil where she also gave live gigs in discos.

In 1996, Taleesa started a new collaboration with G. Spagna : her name appears on Paul Rogers' Wanna Be My Lover and Morena's Music Take My Breathe Away.

2001 : she appeared on 2 singles released by De La Cruz : My Love Is A DJ and Listen To My Heart.

2002 : she kept on collaborating with De La Cruz for their new single, the very nice There's No Right.

2003 : Taleesa released a new single under her name, the song was entiled Over You, and the music was Kylie Minogue style. The single was published by Vale Music Spain, written by Michael Corkran (her boyfriend), Emanuela Gubinelli herself, and V. Gaffurini. It was produced in her own studios Luv-en-colors.

Later the same yer, she recorded with Aron Michael a single for DJ Stefy entitled The Promise You Made. She already started working on a new single...

In October, she recorded a new single for De La Cruz In My Mind. The new single was released under Elite Records, the new label that DJ Richard & Johnny Bass (the brothers who stand behind De La Cruz) created after leaving Vale Music.

2005 : Taleesa recorded a new song for De La Cruz called Where U Belong. It entered the American chart at #35.

2009 : Taleesa was featured by the DJs duo Muthagroove on a cover of the classic My Body And Soul. In November, during her appearance on the stage of Italo party 2009, Taleesa announced that a new single was on its way.
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Singles & EPs

Taleesa - Living For Love album art Talysha* Living For Love (Maxi) All The Best France 1991 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - We Are Easy To Love album art Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa - We Are Easy To Love (Single) Propio Records Italy 1992 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - Because The Night album art CO.RO. Featuring Taleesa CO.RO. Featuring Taleesa - Because The Night (Maxi, Single) Propio Records Greece 1992 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - 4 Your Love album art Co Ro* With Taleesa Co Ro* With Taleesa - 4 Your Love (Single, Maxi) Propio Records France 1993 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - A Brighter Day album art Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa - A Brighter Day (Single, Maxi) More Disco, More Disco Spain 1993 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - There's Something Going On - B/W - I Break Down And Cry album art CORO* Feat. Taleesa CORO* Feat. Taleesa - There's Something Going On - B/W - I Break Down And Cry (Maxi, Single) Propio Records Sweden 1993 Vendi questa versione
ZYX 6993R-7 Taleesa - Because The Night / There's Something Going On album art Co.Ro* Feat. Tarlisa* Co.Ro* Feat. Tarlisa* - Because The Night / There's Something Going On(7", Single) ZYX Music ZYX 6993R-7 Germany 1993 Vendi questa versione
N.P. 01 Taleesa - A Brighter Day / 4 Your Love album art Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa / CO.RO. Special Guest Taleesa Stefano Secchi Featuring Taleesa / CO.RO. Special Guest Taleesa - A Brighter Day / 4 Your Love(7", Jukebox) Propio Records N.P. 01 Italy 1993 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - I Found Luv album art Taleesa I Found Luv (Maxi) TIME (2) Spain 1994 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - Let Me Be album art Taleesa Let Me Be (Maxi) TIME (2) Germany 1995 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - Burning Up album art Taleesa Burning Up (Maxi) TIME (2) Italy 1995 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - Falling In Love album art Taleesa Falling In Love (Maxi) Flying Records Italy 1996 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - I Wanna Give album art Taleesa I Wanna Give (Maxi) Flying Records Italy 1996 Vendi questa versione
FLY 220 Taleesa - Deep In You / Falling In Love album art Tanya Louise / Taleesa Tanya Louise / Taleesa - Deep In You / Falling In Love(7") Flying Records FLY 220 Italy 1996 Vendi questa versione
SPTP3396 Taleesa - Jambalaya (On The Bayou) album art Taleesa Jambalaya (On The Bayou)(CD, Maxi) Spotlight Records SPTP3396 Brazil 1996 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - My Love Is A DJ album art De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa - My Love Is A DJ (Maxi) Cyber Music Spain 2000 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - Listen To My Heart album art De La Cruz (3) Featuring Taleesa De La Cruz (3) Featuring Taleesa - Listen To My Heart (Maxi) Cyber Music Spain 2001 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - There's No Right album art De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa - There's No Right (Maxi) Cyber Music Spain 2002 Vendi questa versione
none Taleesa - The Promise You Made album art DJ Stefy Energy feat. Taleesa & Aron Michael DJ Stefy Energy feat. Taleesa & Aron Michael - The Promise You Made(CDr) Definitiva none Italy 2003 Vendi questa versione
ELT004 Taleesa - In My Mind album art De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa De La Cruz (3) Feat. Taleesa - In My Mind(12") Elite Records (4) ELT004 Spain 2003 Vendi questa versione
Taleesa - In My Mind album art Javi Crecente* featuring Talessa* Javi Crecente* featuring Talessa* - In My Mind Freneti-k Records Spain 2009 Vendi questa versione