Robin Clark is an American vocalist best known for her work as a featured artist with the Scottish band Simple Minds on their multi-platinum album Once Upon a Time. For two years, she was also featured on their highly successful, “Alive and Kicking” world tour. Robin also appears in three Simple Minds videos “Alive and Kicking,” “All The Things She Said” and “Sanctify Yourself.”
Ms. Clark has performed backing vocals on numerous other tours, albums and television shows, including work with David Bowie, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Kiss, Spin Doctors, Blur, Michael Bolton, Bob Dylan, George Benson, Chic, Change, BBQ Band, Be Be Winans, Barry White, Milton Nascimento, Esther Phillips, Melba Moore, Marcus Miller, Bette Midler, Ringo Starr, Jocelyn Brown, Wu Tang Clan, Bob James, Jimmy Cliff, Al Green, Mary J. Blige, KC & JoJo, De’Angelo, Beyonce (special performance aboard the Queen Mary), Natalie Cole, Michael Jackson, Leona Lewis, Bette Midler, Sheena Easton, The Brecker Brothers, Darlene Love, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Dolly Parton, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Frankie Valli, Scissor Sisters, Laura Nyro, Sheryl Crow, Jill Scott, The Blue Man Group, Moby, Fat Boy Slim, David Bronson, Dreams Come True, Government Mule, and Matthew Morrison amongst others.
She has appeared in the major motion picture “Keeping The Faith” starring Ben Stiller, on the soundtracks for the Disney animated films “Tarzan” and “Hercules,” the Fox animated feature film “Anastasia” and Spike Lee’s “Get On The Bus”. Robin has appeared singing background several times on David Letterman, The View, Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Ellen DeGeneres, Good Morning America, The Today Show and Luther Vandross’ final appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show, as well as the Grammy Awards.
Over a 45-year career, Robin has sung on hundreds of TV and radio commercials from Windex to the long running TV jingle “Jamaica One Love” for the Jamaica Tourist Board. In 2013, the BBC released the documentary, “David Bowie’s 5 Years,” which she is featured in, as well as Morgan Neville’s documentary about background singers “Twenty Feet From Stardom”. Miss Clark was signed to Columbia/HME by John Hammond and released her only solo album, Surrender.
She is married to David Bowie’s guitarist/band leader of 30 years, Carlos Alomar. They have a daughter Lea Lorien, who is also a singer/songwriter and recording artist.
To learn more about Robin, please visit her website here… Robin Clark Music