Black (singer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Black (singer)

British singer-songwriter born Colin Vearncombe

Date of Birth: 26-May-1962

Place of Birth: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 26-Jan-2016

Profession: singer, singer-songwriter

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Black (singer)

  • Colin Vearncombe (26 May 1962 – 26 January 2016), known by his stage name Black, was an English singer-songwriter.
  • He emerged from the punk rock music scene and achieved mainstream pop success in the late 1980s, most notably with the 1986 single "Wonderful Life", which was an international hit the next year.William Ruhlmann of AllMusic described Vearncombe as a "smoky-voiced singer/songwriter, whose sophisticated jazz-pop songs and dramatic vocal delivery place him somewhere between Bryan Ferry and Morrissey".
  • Michael Hann of The Guardian described his voice as a "slightly frayed baritone".

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