Kim Lorraine Appleby (born 28 August 1961), is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. She participated in the duo Mel and Kim, with her sister Melanie Appleby, until her sister's death from pneumonia following treatment for cancer. Appleby was born in Stoke Newington to a Jamaican father and white British mother. She grew up in Hackney where her childhood was spent in poverty, with her parents splitting when she was fifteen and she was a mother by the age of seventeen.
The album, Kim Appleby, contained her debut solo single "Don't Worry", which reached number two on the British charts in November 1990. A follow-up single ". D" was also a UK Top 10 hit. Subsequent singles from her debut album were "Mama" and "If You Cared". Kim's second album Breakaway was not a commercial success and had a limited release. She released three further singles, "Light of the World", "Breakaway", and "Free Spirit".
Producer, Written-By, Mixed By – Slateford, Davidge. Breakaway - Extended Mix Album (CD, Album, Ltd, Promo).
Light Of The World' by KATE GARNER. and in 1986, hungry for a different kind of life, the girls launched a bid for pop stardom which, remarkably, would see them go from anonymity to worldwide fame, almost overnight. However, behind the public smiles, the world tour was cancelled and the very personal realisation that, despite being only 20 years old, Mel was about to embark on her second battle with cancer was dawning. On Mel's request, the 'official' promoted story was that, following her fall in the Montreux restaurant, she had slipped a disk in her back and crushed some vertebrae which had inhibited her from promoting the single.
Kim was a member of the disco duo Mel & Kim in the 80's together with her sister Mel. When her sister died she released solo singles such as "Mama", "Don't Worry" and ". Her debut solo album 'Kim Appleby' was a big success in 1990. In 1993 she released her second album in Europe (except UK) called 'Breakaway'.
Kim Appleby, Soundtrack: Coronation Street. Kim Appleby was born on August 28, 1961 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Kim Lorraine Appleby. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Doctors (2000) and Kim Appleby: Don't Worry (1990). 1993 Kim Appleby: Light of the World (Video short). 1991 Kim Appleby: If You Cared (Video short). 1991 Kim Appleby: I'll Be There (Video short). 1991 Kim Appleby: Mama (Video short). 1991 Kim Appleby: . 1990 Kim Appleby: Don't Worry (Video short). 1988 Mel & Kim: That's the Way It Is - Version 2 (Video short). 1988 Mel & Kim: That's the Way It Is (Video short) (voice). 1987 Ferry Aid: Let It Be (Video short). 1987 Mel & Kim: .