Fit by Sonic Celebrating Five Years RIP Claudia Fontaine well known backup singer Fit by Sonic 5th Birthday

Claudia Fontaine was a backing vocalist from Peckham, London and a good friend of Marina’s who support Fit by Sonic. She joined us for our 5th birthday as a special guest. Sadly we lost a good friend Claudia Fontaine in 2018.
During the 1980s, Fontaine and fellow backing vocalist Caron Wheeler (and later, third member Naomi Thompson) were known as Afrodiziak. She made an appearance in the video “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)” with Soul II Soul. She also performed with such artists as The Jam, Paul Weller, Elvis Costello and The Attractions, Marilyn, Madness, Neneh Cherry, The Specials, Heaven 17, Hothouse Flowers and Howard Jones. Fontaine sang background vocals on the hit single “Free Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA. Fontaine was the lead vocalist on The Beatmasters’ hit single of 1989 “Warm Love”, which is included on their debut album Anywayawanna.

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