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Singer

1. Isaac Bashevis. 1904--91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father's Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
2. Isaac Merrit. 1811--75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)
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Singer

Lorelei
siren whose singing lured ships to their destruction. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 599]
sirens
their singing so sweet, it lured sailors to their death. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 48]
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The band consists of Kenta Tomura (lead vocals, bass), Emily Barry (lead vocals, keyboard), Brendan Dreaper (drums) and Austin Cairns (guitar, beard), who are constantly experimenting with new sounds and arrangements to deliver a style that is all their own.
He will be playing material from his latest album Back in the Room with band mates Russell Hastings, on lead vocals and guitar, and drummer Neil Brzezicki.
Stood behind a huge bank of synths, samplers and laptops, he provided the beats and bleeps, while Harvey took most of the lead vocals with that spectacular falsetto of his.
Furious Kaya told TMZ the only reason Nicole sang lead vocals for everything, is because 'there was a lot more going on behind the scenes.'
The chart-toppers have released more than 50 CDs plus three DVDs during their 31-year career Today the line-up consists of the four original members Bill Sharpe (keys), Jill Saward (lead vocals, percussion and flute), Roger Odell (drums) and George Anderson (bass guitar), augmented with a guitarist and a backing vocalist/saxophonist.
Where Deakin sings lead vocals: 1 Where Avey Tare sings lead vocals: 8 Where Panda Bear sings lead vocals: 2 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Red features Daniel Howells on lead vocals and guitars, vocalists Jade Cotgrave and Francesca Todino, drummer and band leader Loyd Croft, lead guitarist William Hall, bassist Navid Ali and keyboardist Edward Salter.
The members of the band are Dave Gahan (lead vocals), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter) and Andrew Fletcher (keyboards).
The girls are already fighting - not over who gets to sing lead vocals but on who has to stand next to Posh, and so will look fat in comparison.
Lead vocals were sung by Alf Carretta, aged 90, a relative youth compared with 100-year-old band mate Buster Martin, the bearded gent seen sticking his middle finger up rocker-style at the end of the video.
Love duets "Falling" and "Just in Time" would sound equally at home on radio or stage, and both showcase the couple's soaring voices and uncanny knack for seamlessly trading lead vocals and creating hand-in-glove harmonies.