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Leo Sayer
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  • Name: Leo Sayer
  • Born: 21st May 1948 - Shoreham On Sea, Sussex, England
  • Occupation: Singer, songwriter and musician
  • Instruments: Vocals, harmonica and guitar
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"I'm one of those terribly self-centred kind of singer-songwriters who can only really feel my own passion"

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"I really don't write for anybody else, I only write for myself"

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"You need people like him, he reveals the truth, they’re all scared of the truth of course" (about Julian Assange)

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"You find yourself asking to be driven around in a pink limo, and if the limo turns up and it’s not pink you scream and throw a tantrum"

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"I was blessed with an incredibly fertile imagination. I had all my crazy ideas and they went into my songs"

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"I bump into old rockers and they’re wheezy and tired because of the drugs"

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"Sometimes I feel like Leonard Cohen when he went off to become a Buddhist"

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"I feel like the last man standing"

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"He was a lothario beyond comparison" (about Adam Faith)

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Leo Sayer Biography

Leo Sayer rose to fame in the early 1970's with his soft rock style notching up an impressive first seven hit singles all reaching the U.K. top 10. Curiously enough his then manager Adam Faith had also previously achieved the same feat with his first seven singles reacing the top 5 in the U.K. charts.

Leo Sayer's first raised ripples on the U.K. music scene by co-writing songs with David Courtney which included Roger Daltry of The Who fame gaining his first solo hit in 1973 with "Giving It All Away" which reached the heady heights of No 5 in the U.K. charts. Daltry would never achieve a higher chart position during the rest of his solo career.




For a decade Leo Sayer rode the crest of a successful pop wave until divorce and financial difficulties were exposed leading to lawsuits against his own management team. 2006 was to see the resurrection of Sayers career gaining a No 1 hit with the remix "Thunder In My Heart Again".

By this time Sayer was living in Australia and he officially became an Australian citizen in 2009. Various tours and TV show appearances kept Sayer busy and with the 2015 release of his latest album "Restless Years" proving popular Leo Sayer then celebrated with a "40 Years At The Top concert in Singapore.


Leo Sayer quote Sometimes I feel like Leonard Cohen when he went off to become a Buddhist