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Sananda Maitreya, born Terence Trent Howard (New York CityMarch 15, 1962) is an American singer. Until 2001 he was known under the name Terence Trent D'Arby.

Trent D'Arby scored above all end eighties some big hits. With Wishing Well , he scored a number 1hit in 1987 in Netherlands and the USA. Other well-known songs includeSign your nameDance little sisterRainDelicate and Holding on to you.

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In the eighties he was as American soldier stationed in Germany. There he joined a band called The Touch. After he had left the army, he moved to London, where he took up his demo tape. Thanks to this demo he got offered a contract at CBS Records. His debut single If you let me stay was a big hit in Europe.

In 1987, he released his debut album Introducing the Hardline according to Terence Trent D'Arby from. He claimed in interviews that this album was the best since Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles. This comment earned him in the United States and Great Britain much publicity on. the singles If you let me stay,Wishing wellDance little sister and Sign your name be big hits around the world.

His second album Neither fish nor flesh, subtitled A soundtrack of love, faith, hope & destruction from 1989 was less enthusiastically received. The album sold over 2 million copies.

In the 1990s were still released Symphony or damn Vibrator (1993) and (1995), whose Delicatesingles, a duet with Des'ree, and Holding on to you are the best known. Also the song Let her down easy knew in 1993 to get the charts and has been covered twice by other artists. He remained active in the music. So he joined in 1999 as Deputy leader of INXS at the opening of the Olympic Stadium in Sydney. Later that year, he played Jackie Wilson in the American miniseries Shake, rattle and roll.

On 4 October 2001 he changed his official name in Sananda Maitreya. Under this name he brings in 2001 from the album Wild card! . The number O Divina is a modest hit in Italy where he now lives with his Italian wife.

On 29 July 2005, he released the album Angels & Vampires-Volume I through his official website. It is completely for sale as MP3-album. In 2006 came the sequel, titled Angels & Vampires-Volume II. In October 2007 it was released as a double cd, only available through his official website.

Also in October 2007, the first chapter of his next project, Nigor Mortis, came online. The full album was released on May 20, 2009, as well as MP3-album as cd.

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Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Introducing the hardline according to Terence Trent D'Arby 1987 08-08-1987 1 (3 wk) 59
Neither fish nor flesh 1989 04-11-1989 23 9
Symphony or damn 1993 22-05-1993 44 17
Terence Trent D'Arby's vibrator * 1995 29-04-1995 30 11
Wild card! 2001 -
Angels & Vampires-Volume I 2005 - Download album and cd
Angels & Vampires-Volume II 2006 - Download album and cd
Nigor Mortis 2009 - Download album and cd

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
If you let me stay 16-05-1987 12 7
Wishing well 15-08-1987 1 (1wk) 12
Dance little sister 07-11-1987 3 9
Sign your name 16-01-1988 2 12
Rain 14-05-1988 23 5
This side of love 18-11-1989 ice skater -
Do you love me like you say 24-04-1993 tip8 -
Delicate 03-07-1993 ice skater - with Des'ree
Holding on to you 27-05-1995 35 3

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Dance little sister - 1426 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sign your name - 1523 1714 1987 1668 1758 1833 1934 - 1942 - 1880 1989 - -

Concerts in Netherlands[Edit]Edit