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Dido (singer)

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Dido on the cover of her CD single White Flag

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong (born December 25, 1971 in London) is a British pop singer who performs under her first name Dido.

She is perhaps best known for her 2001 hit song "Thank You", which was used by the rapper Eminem as the basis for one of his own hit singles, "Stan". (Dido also appears in the song's video, portraying Stan's long-suffering girlfriend.) "Thank You" was her debut single, taken from the album No Angel, which was the top-selling album of 2001 in the United Kingdom. She has a brother, Rollo Armstrong, with whom she often collaborates. He is from the group Faithless, and she had a #6 single in 2002 when featured on their single, "One Step Too Far". Her second album, Life For Rent, was released September 30, 2003.

Her song "Here With Me" was used as the theme music for the television programme Roswell and in the soundtrack for the movie Love Actually.

Named after the Greek mythological character, Dido was educated at Thornhill Primary, City of London Girls', and Westminster Schools.

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Discography

Albums

Singles

Guest appearance on The Marshall Mathers LP (Eminem album):

From No Angel:

Guest appearance on Outrospective (Faithless album):

Guest appearance on Shamen (Carlos Santana album):

From Life For Rent:

Guest appearance on Band Aid 20 single:

Trivia

  • Dido's album Life for Rent features the hit single "White Flag", whose video features actor David Boreanaz, star of American TV vampire series Angel.

External links

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