Early Days Singing Career

Lianne's career started at a very young age she made her first stage appearance with a girl group at the age of 12 years old, the group was called Angel Flight and consisted of five girls aged from 12 to 18 years old. They did performances, which required live harmonies and high-impact dance routines, and performed in St David’s Hall, Cardiff, festivals and also did a tour of Welsh High Schools.  

At 15 she was in a group called Beaus Bohemians where she had her first taste of fame. She was asked to perform at Hyde Park and she performed alongside 80s Pop sensations Curiosity  Killed the Cat, and Pepsi, and Shirley.  

At the age of 20, she started writing original material and worked with various local and London-based musicians and songwriters, some of which were released and achieved chart success.  

At 21 she became involved with a production team called Garage Productions and they signed to a ten-year deal with Telstar Records, she was a guest vocalist on many dance/EDM/trance chart hits.  

At the age of 22 she was offered a season at Blackpool Tower, in the United Kingdom, which was an amazing experience that helped her build a really strong vocal stamina for live performances. She performed every night of the week as lead singer with a band called Perfect Trick.  

At age 23 she attended an audition at Nomis Studios in London and was chosen to be part of a girl group called Touch with Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown and Victoria Adams but later replaced by Mel C, they went on to become The Spice Girls.  

Lianne released a single Big In Japan with Sony Records. She did a promotional tour of Europe and did a live performance for MTV. The dance track got to number 16 in the dance charts.  

1996 Lianne became a Principle Singer on various Cruise Ships and enjoyed life on the seas. 

Singing Career Continued

1998 she formed a band called Little Gypsy. They performed in all Student Venues and Indie/ Rock clubs around the UK. Getting brilliant revues from NME, Melody Maker, and The Times.  

1999 Lianne decided to start working behind the scenes and went to work within artist development for various independent record labels and New Deal for Musicians. Her duties were to organize showcases within the music industry and develop new musical artists.  

In 2002 she set up Stage Camp (Central Academy of Music and Performance) and gained contracts within the entertainment industry and education authority to write, cast and manage original musicals, plus coach all prospective cast members.  

In 2004 she formed a group called Disco Divas and Swinging Sixties Sisters which was a three-girl group vocal/dance show. They toured venues within the UK.  

In 2004/2005 she set up a show called Live at the Cabaret, a full-stage show in a Las Vegas Revue style, consisting of 4 singers and 4 dancers, performing their versions of songs from Cabaret, Moulin Rouge, and Chicago. The show had a residency in a large 800-seater venue in Cardiff City Centre.  

2008 Lianne decided to re-launch Stage Camp (Cardiff Central Academy of Music and  Performance) setting up courses to teach singing to age groups 7 and above.  

In 2010 Lianne started work within a musical community project called Major Music, YIKES TV  and Learn It, Play It, Gig It teaching Film and Live Performance Skills to young people, not in education and employment, behavioral issues, and anxiety issues.  

2011 Lianne finished and released her album which was recorded at Stir Studios in Cardiff and produced by world-renowned music producer Greg Haver.  

2011/2012 Lianne began to suffer from Spasmodic Dysphonia, which is a neurological condition that affects the larynx. There have been many high profile people who suffer from this condition  such as Shania Twain, Robert F. Kennedy Jnr, Selma Blair, and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. 

In 2013 Lianne had no choice other than to take time out from anything that required heavy vocal use and began a journey of healing. She was forced to redesign her career so she became a mature student and choose to embark on her other passion, Art. She achieved a BA (hons) 2014-2018 and then a MFA in 2018-2019. 

She has gone on to create bodies of works that cross over disciplines such as Music, Science, Technology and Art. Her Art process is turning sound into visuals and visuals into sound, as well as examining how we connect and communicate within the surrounding environment. She uses film, audio, multimedia, paint, print, collage, and sculpture to realize her concepts.  

In 2019 she embarked on a new project which involved working with Dementia and Mental Health Patients using Art and Music as Therapy.  

In 2021 Lianne set up an Art Studio in Cardiff Bay where she creates bodies of artwork for both the world of Fine Art/ Exhibitions and for the Consumer.

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Little Gypsy Video 1998

Wonderful Day 2012

The One Show 2021 Interview