Kim Wilde

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Biography

Kim Wilde is a pop musician (born Kim Smith on 18 November 1960 in Hertfordshire, UK) that's the daughter of 50s singer Marty Wilde. She released her debut single, "Kids In America", in 1981 at the age of 21. The song was written by both her father and her brother, Ricky. Ironically, Kim had never been to America at the time. "Kids In America" was a huge success in the United Kingdom and around the world, being a U.K. #2 hit. Her debut album, 'Kim Wilde', (released on RAK records) came out in July 1981 and stayed in the U.K. album charts for 14 weeks, peaking at number 3 and getting much acclaim. Two more hits from her debut were released: "Chequered Love" and "Water on Glass".

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Looking out a dirty old window
    Down below the cars in the city go rushing by
    I sit here alone and I wonder why
    Friday night and everyone's moving
    I can feel the heat but it's soothing, heading down
    Kids in America  -  1,185,059 plays
  2.  
    Lyrics
    Keep me hangin' on
    Set me free why don't you baby?
    Get out my life why don't you baby?
    'Cause you don't really love me
    You just keep me hangin' on
    You Keep Me Hangin' On  -  610,488 plays
  3.  
    Lyrics
    Well he was Thailand based
    She was an airforce wife
    He used to fly weekends
    It was the easy life
    But then it turned around
    Cambodia  -  425,028 plays
  4.  
    Lyrics
    Someone I know is staring at me
    And when I look into her eyes
    I see a girl that I used to be
    I hardly recognise
    Cos in the space of a year
    You Came  -  272,916 plays
  5.  
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    You say everything's alright
    I say nothing can go right, yeah
    Oh what a game you can play
    Sad days add to confusion
    Sad ways end in dillusion, yeah
    Chequered Love  -  143,239 plays
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