Alison Limerick

alison’s singing career began in the musical ‘Labelled With Love’, which was based around the music of Squeeze, she went on to perform in other musicals including Webber’s ‘Starlight Express’ and Simon Callow’s ‘The Pajama Game’…

Her session work was diverse, ranging from Pete Murphy to The Style Council and This Mortal Coil, along with numerous other artists.

alison’s debut album, ‘’And Still I Rise’ was released in March 1992 and included both ’Where Love Lives’ and her top 20 hit ‘Make it On My Own’. The same year alison won the Best Female Artist Award at 1992’s DMC Awards.

Her second album was ‘With A Twist’, on which she collaborated with Frankie Knuckles, Tim Bran and David Morales amongst others, and spawned the two hit singles, ‘Time Of Our Lives’ and ‘Love Come Down’. 

In 1996 Arista Records released the Alison Limerick ‘Club Classics’, a remix album. From this ‘Where Love Lives’ again topped the dance charts with ‘Make It On My Own’ following up. For the first time ‘Where Love Lives’ was released in the USA and reached no. 4 in the Billboard Hot Dance 100 Chart. To top off the year alison was nominated for a MOBO Award.

Her first single on the Jammin Music label, became a Top 5 Dance smash, ‘Put Your Faith In Me’ was a collaboration with the Visnadi Brothers (who produced Livin’ Joy) and soon after her fourth album, ‘Spirit Rising’, followed.

There have been numerous writing/singing collaborations, including: ‘Love Will Keep Us Together’ with the James Taylor Quartet, several tracks for all four Vibrophonic albums and she has worked with the likes of Arthur Baker, Joe T Vanelli and Pete Waterman.

alison continues to record and to sing live and can also be heard singing soul/jazz, in various venues across Europe. In 2016 she performed a number of live shows across Europe with the Brooklyn Funk Essentials alongside her ‘Where Love Lives’ partner Lati Krunlund and in 2017 performed with the Hacienda Classics Orchestra in Manchester. Her latest collaboration is with legendary NYC DJ Lenny Fontana with the single ‘Bye Bye’ released last year.

She also made three separate trips to Australia in 2018 to tour with the ‘Ministry of Sound Orchestrated’ guesting alongside Sam Sparro, Crystal Waters and Daniel Merriweather and we are now super excited to welcome alison to Summer Soulstice in 2019

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