Marie Claire D'Ubaldo
is an Argentine
singer / musician and a prolific songwriter; she has appeared as a guest vocalist on many albums. She had her biggest success with "Falling Into You" which was covered by Celine Dion
, who also named her album after the single.
Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo released her debut album, Marie-Claire
in Japan (only) in 1990. Her follow-up Spanish language album 'Alma de Barro' was released in 1994, and the English Language version Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo
was released internationally in the same year. Her biggest personal hit was "Rhythm Is Magic"; it went to number 1 in Italy for 5 weeks in the summer and was the 4th most air played single of the year, and was used in the soundtrack to the Italian film "Il Ciclone". The song and album did very well in Italy, Japan, Latin America, Hispanic North America, Austria, Finland, Norway and Russia. Featured on the album were also songs written with Rick Nowels
(Belinda Carlisle/Stevie Nicks), Billy Steinberg
(Eternal Flame/True Colours/Like a Virgin etc) and Tony Moore
At the beginning of 1995 Polydor had closed its US office and the man responsible for signing Marie Claire had left. According to Tony Moore
(ex-Cutting Crew and songwriter / musician and friend of Marie Claire's), nobody at Polygram was serious about supporting the album or recording a new one and didn't see "Falling Into You" as a hit, they dropped her.
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