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Climie Fisher were a London, UK pop duo formed by composer & vocalist, Simon Climie (born 7 April 1960) and former Naked Eyes keyboardist, Rob Fisher (5 November 1956 - 25 August 1999). They were active from 1987 till their split in 1990.

The duo is best known for their hit single “Love Changes (Everything)” which reached Number 2 in the UK & Number 23 in the U.S. in 1987, and the hip hop-styled remix of “Rise to the Occasion”, which was their breakthrough hit in the U.K., reaching Number 10. It did not chart in the U.S.

Rob Fisher died 25 August 1999 during surgery for bowel cancer, whilst Simon Climie became a successful pop producer for other artists such as Louise and MN8, as well as co-writer and musician on many of the more recent albums by Eric Clapton. He was notable for being the composer of the 1986 hit single by George Michael and Aretha Franklin, “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)”.

Edited by Kevinduran on 8 Nov 2009, 01:38

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