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Robbie Nevil is an American pop singer/songwriter/guitarist. He was born Robert S Nevil on 10 February 1960 in Los Angeles, California. His surname is often mis-spelled ‘Neville’.

Nevil’s self-titled debut album in 1986 gave him a string of Hot 100 hits, although his subsequent albums were not as successful. He is best remembered for the song “C’est La Vie,” a #1 dance hit that spent two weeks at #2 on the Hot 100 in early 1987.

Between 1986 and 1991, Robbie Nevil recorded three solo albums, the self-titled first being the most successful. It was produced by Alex Sadkin and recorded in England. Prior to this, he was involved in writing material for other Top 40 acts. Nevil also sang a duet with female vocalist Courtney Love at the funeral service for American pop artist Andy Warhol.

In recent years, Nevil has been more involved in producing and writing for other artists than in solo performance. He co-wrote three songs on the chart-topping High School Musical Soundtrack: “The Start of Something New”, “We’re All In This Together” and “I Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.”


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  • vickles_

    Fifteen Minutes <3

    14 May 2012 Reply
  • Jefersoncesar

    Fifteen Minutes - Song From Vampire Diaries 3ª Season Finalle

    6 May 2012 Reply
  • Antonionii

    Classic 80s pop songs.

    18 Dec 2011 Reply
  • OctoberFogGloom

    Robbie Nevil was a total hottie back in the day. I kid you not. [3]

    6 Dec 2011 Reply
  • cadaver11

    Robbie Nevil was a total hottie back in the day. I kid you not. [2]

    10 Aug 2011 Reply
  • LaDyPuNkFUnk

    Robbie Nevil was a total hottie back in the day. I kid you not.

    16 Oct 2010 Reply
  • LaDyPuNkFUnk

    Whats so shameful about writing super money-making hit songs, Raquel?

    16 Oct 2010 Reply
  • wandorn

    I miss you

    3 Oct 2009 Reply
  • racquelle2005

    robbie nevil is currently writing disney songs =/ such a shame

    5 Apr 2009 Reply
  • fairekitty

    Loved C'est La Vie. Rob Nevil, A lot of talent, and the he is one of nicest people I've ever known. Even 30 + years later.

    23 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Sara_Valo

    I miss you Robbie, Dominoes, what a great dance track!

    26 Dec 2008 Reply
  • ted1986

    C'est La Vie! Classic!

    16 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Burtonger

    I think Robbie Nevil is a great songwriter,singer,guitarist and miss him on the radio or charts,I hope he comes back and wonder what he's doing ?

    9 Jul 2007 Reply

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