DeDe

DeDe

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DeDe has sold over 500.000 albums. In 1997 she was the only Swedish support act for Michael Jackson down in Ullevi Gothenburg. DeDe´s single "Turn you on" is written, produced and featered by Fugees star Pras Michel. After nine weeks on Swedens single chart the single went No. 2 (week 42).

Biography

DEDE BIO

Denise "DeDe" Lopez is a pop/urban singer that grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. Denise has released released four albums under her middle name (artist name) DeDe; TBA (1995), I do (1997), Metaphor (1999) and Like A Queen 2002, these sold over 500.000 copies.

This artist; Denise "DeDe" Lopez IS NOT TO BE MIXED UP WITH the older Denise Lopez from the late 80s and early 90s. Her hits included "Saying Sorry" and "Don..t you Wanna Be Mine". Not much is known about her current whereabouts. As far as we know her last recording was her 1990 album EVERY DOG HAS HER DAY. Denise "DeDe" Lopez released her first album 1995.

News

Her new single "Turn you on" is written, produced and featured by Fugees star Pras Michel (Fugees). After nine weeks on Swedens singles chart "Turn you on" went No.2 (week 42). Her fifth album will be released spring 2008. In november 2007 she signed a license deal with Oxyd records in Italy. Free to license in all other territories.

In december 13th & 15th 2007 she did two shows at the biggest clubs in Beijing, Club Mix and Club Cargo. DeDe would like to thank the Swedish Embassy in China, China Radio International , Radio Hit FM, Club Cargo & Club Mix for your support. DeDe is also singing on DJ Swamis song Electro Jugni and the album is 1 in India this week.

Career

DeDe has worked with some of the best producers and songwriters in the world such as Max Martin, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger, Kristian Lundin, Andreas Karlsson & Herbie Crichlow (Britney Spears, N ..sync, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys), Anders Bagge ( Jennifer Lopez, Madonna), Sean Barney Thomas (Dr.Dre. Snoop Doggy Dog), Jock-E (Dannii Minogue, Ace Of Base, Pandora, Holly Valance, Jennifer Page, Lene Nystrom, Sertab), Father MC, Dannii Minogue, Johan Ekhe & Ulf Lindström (Robyn), Random (Lutricia Mc Neal, XLNS, A Teens) among others. With hits like Party, My lover, Get to you and Everybody, DeDe has released four albums, TBA (1995), I do (1997), Metaphor (1999) and Like A Queen 2002, these sold over 500.000 copies.

DeDe was contracted as an exclusive songwriter to Air Chrysalis Scandinavia AB since 1993-06-01 -2001-08-01. During this period DeDe has had huge success as an artist/songwriter worldwide. Her albums has been released in important territories such as Japan., Southeast Asia and Scandinavia.

In 1997 DeDe was the only Swedish support act for Michael Jackson down in Ullevi Gothenburg. On November of 99 she went to Japan to do her show along with Diana King in the Tokyo Dome for two consecutive days. 100 000 people were watching those shows.

DeDe has worked with some of the best producers and songwriters in the world such as Max Martin, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger, Kristian Lundin, Andreas Karlsson & Herbie Crichlow (Britney Spears, N ..sync, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys), Anders Bagge ( Jennifer Lopez, Madonna), Sean Barney Thomas (Dr.Dre. Snoop Doggy Dog), Jock-E (Dannii Minogue, Ace Of Base, Pandora, Holly Valance, Jennifer Page, Lene Nystrom, Sertab), Father MC, Dannii Minogue, Johan Ekhe & Ulf Lindström (Robyn), Random (Lutricia Mc Neal, XLNS, A Teens) among others.

With hits like Party, My lover, Get to you and Everybody, DeDe has released four albums, TBA (1995), I do (1997), Metaphor (1999) and Like A Queen 2002, these sold over 500.000 copies

Early Life

She has three brothers and two sisters all spread out in the world. Oldest brother Arturo is a famous photographer in Los Angeles and in -97 shot the album cover of "I do". Sebastian, or "DJ ZEB" as he is called, is a famous DJ and producer in Sweden and has worked with DeDe, Meja, 666, Emilia and others. Youngest brother, Renato is a TV host in Los Angeles for NBC, he also play guitar in a band called, "The Prom Kings". Oldest sister Tiana lives in Spain and youngest sister Samatha is a jewlery designer and lives in New York. Her father, Renato Lopez is a music producer and was VP of Walt Disney Records Latin America Division for more than ten years, he worked with names like Phil Collins,Vanessa Williams and Sting among others. He now runs his own publishing company and jazz/blues bar in Playa Del Carmen, Mexiko called "The Jam Session". Her mother is a dance instructor and runs her own dance studio in Stockholm. They were both singers in their youth.

Early Career

DeDe started her carrier as a dancer & backup singer and toured around the world between 1989-1994 with Dr.Alban, Melodie MC and the famous dance group Culture Beat (Mr. Vain). During her last year with Culture Beat she signed her first record deal and recorded the album TBA (Totally Bombastic Anecdotes) with Sony Music Sweden under her nick- name DeDe. Her second single (Party) opened up the market in Japan and her first album TBA went gold within a month.

The end of 99 brought a new challenge for DeDe, she started of her own label, DLP International AB and by July of 2002 she released her fourth album in Japan (through Epic) under th

Discography

RECENT RELEASES
1995 ALBUM "TBA"
1997 ALBUM "IDO"
1999 ALBUM "METAPHOR"
2003 ALBUM "SLAVE TO THE SOUND (LIKE A QUEEN IN JAPAN)
2007 SINGLE "TURN YOU ON"

ALBUM RELEASE SCHEDULE:
2008 aug/sept - FREE TO LICENSE

◆DLP International AB

Tracklist:
Title: Denise Lopez (DVD)
Released: 2003
Available as: DVD

Videos: Last to know & Love me down
Backstage: Eurovision contest 2003, Live "No ones elses biz" in Tokyo Dome (50 000 people) & behind the scenes- last to know video shoot.
Biography
Photo gallery


Title: Last to know
Released: 10/13/2003
Available as: 4 mixes single

Tracks:
1. Radio Version 1
2. Radio Version 2
3. Funkymix
4. Instrumental


Title: Slave to the Sound
Released: 05/19/2003
Available as: Album

Tracks:
1. Slave to the Sound
2. Love Me Down view video
3. Sex Dice
4. Karma Sutra
5. I don't need you anymore
6. Masterplan
7. Like a Queen
8. Come with me
9. Mirror Mirror
10. Shake Down
11. Love on Line
12. Last to Know view video
13. More then a Game
14. Say that you want it
15. Just get it over with
16. Someone Somewhere Someday (Bonus track)


Title: Love me down
Released: 05/19/2003
Available as: Paperback single

Tracks:
1. Love Me Down
2. Sex Dice


Title: Someone somewhere someday
Released: 05/19/2003
Available as: Paperback single

Tracks:
1. Radio Version
2. Instrumental Version


Title: Lita På Mig
Released: 20/08/2001
Available as: Paperback single

Tracks:
1. Lita På Mig
2. Lita På Mig (Instrumental)


Title: No One Elses Biz
Released: Unreleased
Available as: None

Tracks:
1. Weekend Latino Remix
2. Album Version


Title: Barn 2000 - Om Du Blundar
Released: 1999
Available as: Album

( This track was a special one with lyrics written
by Dede and a young boy called Daniel Hjelt, age 13! This CD compilation was made for Save The Children Sweden. )

Tracks:
1. Lambretta - Längar Efter Dig
2. Staffan Hellstrand - Första steget
3. Charlotte Nilsson - Behöver Dig Nu
4. Zaniness - Mun Mot Mun Metoden
5. Regina Lund - Prickar
6. Martin - Nicholas Sång
7. Lena PH - Vem
8. Caroline Af Ugglas - Gud
9. Markoolio Med Rob 'N Raz - Stackars Tomten
10. Tommy Nilsson - Ängel Under Sängen
11. Dede - Om Du Blundar
12. Anders Falk - Våga Tala Ut
13. Caramell - Gummibåt
14. Ayo - Varför


Title: Metaphor
Released: 04/31/1999
Available as: Album

Tracks:
1. Let Me Show You How
2. Everybody
3. Looking Back
4. Next To Your Heart
5. The Way We Like It
6. I'm In Love
7. No One Elses Biz
8. Something About You
9. Wanna Get Down
10. What Am I Gonna Do
11. Too Much


Title: Let Me Show You How
Released: 04/31/1999
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Let Me Show You How
2. What Am I Gonna Do


Title: Everybody
Released: 08/03/1999
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Radio Edit
2. Weekend Remix
3. DJ Zeb's Short
4. DJ Zeb's Extended
5. Midnight Club Remix


Title: Gimme All You Got
Released: 12/01/1997
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Gimme All You Got
2. Time Will Tell


Title: I Do
Released: 09/22/1997
Available as: Album

Tracks:
1. My Lover
2. Love Don't Seem To Come My Way
3. Come On Out Tonight
4. Best Friend
5. Get To You
6. I Wish
7. Say, Say, Say
8. Gimme All You Got
9. Make It Right
10. Closer To You
11. Round 'N' Round


Title: Get To You
Released: 08/25/1997
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Album Version
2. Extended Version
3. C Project Mix
4. Navigators Remix


Title: My Lover
Released: 05/05/1997
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Album Version
2. Blue Hill Remix
3. Extended Version


Title: (Can We) Swing It
Released: 05/28/1996
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Radio Edit
2. JJ's Radio
3. JJ's International Mix
4. Swing T Dub
5. JJ's Undercover Dub
6. JJ's Instrumental


Title: TBA
Released: 05/28/1996
Available as: Album

Tracks:
1. Party
2. It's All Good
3. Take A Step Back
4. In The Mood
5. Pick Up The Phone
6. Whatcha Gonna Do
7. It Ain't Right
8. Enjoy Your Life
9. Let Me Be
10. More And More
11. (Can We) Swing It
12. Party (The LM1 experience) feat. Freddie Feelgood


Title: In The Mood
Released: 02/05/1996
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. In The Mood (Radio Edit)
2. In The Mood (JJ International Mix)
3. In The Mood (Aggro Bell Dub)
4. Party (The LM1 Experience) feat. Freddy Feelgood


Title: Party
Released: 08/28/1995
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. The LM1 Experience feat. Freddie Feelgood
2. Turbin Full Vocal Mix
3. Turbin Dub
4. Radio Version


Title: Take a step back
Released: 04/10/1995
Available as: Single, Maxisingle

Tracks:
1. Radio Edit
2. Breezy Radio

Set List

10-60 minutes