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V.V. Brown

Vanessa Brown, alternately known as V.V. Brown, is an English songwriter and performer who stepped out in 2005 with a co-writing credit on the Pussycat Dolls' PCD ("I Don't Need a Man," a collaboration with Rich Harrison, Kara DioGuardi, and Nicole Scherzinger). That year, she also released her debut single, a bouncy, contemporary pop/R&B hybrid titled "Whipped," which appeared on the soundtrack for the television series Las Vegas. After co-writing the Sugababes' Top 20 U.K. single "Denial," Brown underwent a slight makeover as a solo artist -- by fusing early R&B with new wave energy -- and changed her performing alias to V.V. Brown. On the Island label in the U.K., she released the 2008 single "Crying Blood," a preface to July 2009's Travelling Like the Light, which reached number 30 on the U.K. album chart. It was issued in the U.S. via Capitol the following year and peaked at number 179 on the Billboard 200. She recorded Lollipops & Politics, intended for a 2012 -- and then a 2013 -- release date, but it was scrapped in favor of the completely different Samson & Delilah, a darker and more electronic-oriented set recorded with the Invisible's Dave Okumu (a contributor to Róisín Murphy's Overpowered and Jessie Ware's Devotion) and Pierre-Marie "STAL" Maulini (onetime touring member of M83). The album was released on Brown's YOY label in October 2013. Glitch, led by the uptempo electro-pop single "Shift," was issued through the same outlet two years later. ~ Andy Kellman
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  1.   Song
  2.   L.O.V.E.
  3.   Shark in the Water
  4.   Crying Blood
  5.   I Love You
  6.   Game Over
  7.   Back In Time
  8.   Back in Time
  9.   Ghosts
  10.   10 Ft. Tall
  11.   Climbing High
  12.   Children
  13.   Bottles
  14.   Travelling Like the Light
  15.   Samson
  16.   Be Yours
  17.   Everybody
  18.   Leave!
  19.   Tough Like Glue
  20.   Beginning
  21.   Knife
  22.   Faith
  23.   Looking for Love
  24.   Igneous
  25.   Nothing Really Matters
  26.   Substitute for Love
  27.   Circus Town
  28.   Heartbeat
  29.   Famous
  30.   Everybody
  31.   The Apple
  32.   Quick Fix
  33.   Quick Fix
  34.   I Can Give You More
  35.   Like Fire
  36.   Red Balloon
  37.   Bottles
  38.   Crazy Amazing
  39.   Game Over
  40.   Shark in The Water featuring Vanessa Brown
  41.   Leave!
  42.   Crying Blood
  43.   I Love You
  44.   L.O.V.E.
  45.   Travelling Like the Light
  46.   This Charming Man
  47.   VV Brown Reads an Extract from Marian Keyes
  48.   No Bonsoir
  49.   Bells
  50.   Lazarus
  51.   Fractured
  52.   Instincts
  53.   Money Sex Power
  54.   Ultraviolet
  55.   Violet
  56.   Space to Breathe
  57.   Flatline
  58.   Shift
  59.   Talk About This
  60.   Sacrifice
  61.   Will You Wait

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