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Pass That Dutch

10AM ON 21/05/2010
BY Matthew Lawrence

At long last, the main performer at this year’s Pride festival has been announced, and amazingly it’s not a moppet from the Bush Sr. era.  (My Martika prediction was off, I guess.)  No, this year the headliner is the comparatively au courant Amber, the forty-year old Dutchwoman whose lone venture into the American Top 40 was the 1996 hit “This Is Your Night.”  (According to Wikipedia, at least; apparently the far more memorable “Sexual (Li Da Di)” only made it to #42 back in 1999 and, lest I sound like I’m undermining the achievements of the Low Countries, she’s had five #1’s on the Dance Club Play chart, the most recent of which was apparently a 2002 single entitled “The Need To Be Naked.”)

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