Alison Moyet is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her powerful bluesy contralto voice. She gained mainstream success in 1982 as one-half of the synthpop band Yazoo but the duo although having several hits and having recorded 2 albums disbanded in 1983 and she has since mainly worked as a solo artist. Her worldwide album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over 2 million singles sold.
All nine of her studio albums and three compilation albums have charted in the top 30 of the UK Albums Chart, with two of them reaching number one. She has also achieved nine top 30 singles and five top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart.
Alison made her stage debut in the London West End production of the musical Chicago in 2001 in the part of Matron 'Mama' Morton. In 2006, she appeared in the play Smaller.