Appleton performing in 2007
Natalie Jane Appleton
14 May 1973
|Residence||Hampstead, London, England|
|Other names||Natalie Appleton Howlett|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65m)|
|Relatives||Nicole Appleton (sister)|
Natalie Jane Appleton Howlett (born 14 May 1973 in Mississauga, Ontario) is an English-Canadian singer-songwriter and actress, who is a member of the group All Saints.
Mississauga is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario and a suburb of Toronto. It is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario in the Regional Municipality of Peel, bordering Toronto. With a population of 721,599 as of the 2016 census, Mississauga is the sixth-most populous municipality in Canada, third-most in Ontario, and second-most in the Greater Toronto Area.
All Saints are a British girl group formed in London in 1993. They were founded as All Saints 22.214.171.124 by members Melanie Blatt, Shaznay Lewis and Simone Rainford. The group struggled to find commercial success upon being signed to ZTT Records and were dropped by the label shortly after Rainford left the group. In 1996, the group were joined by sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton and signed to London Records under their shortened name.
Appleton joined All Saints in 1996, becoming the fourth and final member of the group, but five years later they split up amid group in-fighting.She went on to form a duo with her younger sister Nicole under the name Appleton. Since then, she has reunited to release three more albums with All Saints, in 2006, 2016 and 2018.
Nicole Marie Appleton is an English-Canadian television presenter, singer-songwriter and actress. She is a member of All Saints and Appleton. She is the younger sister of Natalie Appleton.
Appleton were a Canadian musical duo comprising sisters Natalie and her sister Nicole Appleton. The sisters were better known as members of the girl group All Saints.
In 1983, Appleton moved to London and attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School. She had a brief cameo in an episode of Grange Hill in 1986.
Sylvia Young Theatre School is an independent school in the Marble Arch area, London, England. It is a specialist performing arts school named after its founder and principal, Sylvia Young.
Appleton's father met Melanie Blatt, with whom Nicole had attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School, and heard that Blatt was looking for new members for her girl group. Nicole asked whether her sister could join the group as well.In 1996 both sisters joined Blatt and Shaznay Lewis in forming All Saints. In 2000, Natalie and Nicole appeared in the poorly received film Honest . All Saints split acrimoniously in 2001 amid much foment and rumour. In their five-year career, the group scored a total of five number one singles.
Melanie Ruth Blatt is an English singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in 1997 as a member of the girl group All Saints. The group have gained five number one singles, two multi-platinum albums, two BRIT Awards and have sold over 10 million records worldwide making them one of the best-selling girl groups of all time, and the second best-selling girl group in the UK.
Tricia Marie "Shaznay" Lewis is an English singer, songwriter, and member of girl group All Saints. Lewis has co-written most of the group's songs, including number one singles: "Bootie Call", "Pure Shores" and international smash hit single "Never Ever".
Honest is a black comedy crime film released in 2000. The film was the directorial debut of ex-Eurythmics member Dave Stewart and starred Peter Facinelli and three members of the British/Canadian girl group All Saints: Melanie Blatt and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton.
Natalie and Nicole formed the duo Appleton and launched their first single "Fantasy" in September 2002 which features Natalie doing a stage dive. Initially it was to be Nicole doing the stage dive, but she backed out at the last minute, and thus Natalie took her place.The album Everything's Eventual was released in early 2003 and coincided with the documentary Appleton on Appleton which gave an inside look into the life of the sisters. In November 2004, Appleton was a contestant on the fourth series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! . While on the show the public voted for her numerous times to take part in bushtucker trials, she was not very successful in completing the challenges and left after the public voted for her to do what would have been a record fifth bushtucker trial.
Everything's Eventual is the debut and only studio album by Canadian duo Appleton, released on February 24, 2003, by Polydor Records. Three singles have been released from the album: "Fantasy", "Don't Worry" and "Everything Eventually".
All Saints reunited in early 2006 and released their third studio album titled Studio 1on 13 November 2006. However, the group subsequently split again in 2009.
Studio 1 is the third studio album by British girl group All Saints, released on 10 November 2006, by Parlophone. It was released following a five-year hiatus during which the bandmembers had pursued solo careers.
In 2014, All Saints reformed to support the Backstreet Boys for five dates across the UK and Ireland.On 27 January 2016, it was confirmed that All Saints were scheduled to release their fourth studio album Red Flag on 8 April 2016. The lead single from the album, "One Strike", preceded the album on 26 February 2016.
Nicole and Natalie have two older sisters, Lori and Lee. Natalie was born in Mississauga, Ontario,to her British mother Mary and Canadian father, Kenbut. While growing up she lived in Toronto, New York City, and London.
She attended high school in Ellenville, New York, and eventually quit to sing at a Borscht Belt country club at age 15.In 1990, she moved back to Camden, England, where she met Carl Robinson (born c. 1967), a stripper with The Dreamboys whom she met when seeing them perform on a night out in London when she was 17. On 19 May 1992, their daughter Rachel Appleton (now Rachel Howlett) was born. She and Robinson moved to New York where they married in 1993, before Appleton returned to England after having the marriage annulled.
She had relationships with television presenter Jamie Theakston and actor Jonny Lee Miller during the late 1990s.
Appleton began dating Liam Howlett of the electronic band The Prodigy in 2000, after they met at the V Festival.They married on 7 June 2002 in a ceremony in France. In addition to Appleton's daughter from her first marriage, the couple have a son, Ace Billy Howlett, born 2 March 2004.
|2006||Friday Night with Jonathan Ross||Co-presenter||Herself (as All Saints)|
|2004||I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!||Contestant/herself/competitor||Season 4|
|2004||The Weakest Link||Contestant / Winner||Episode: "Pop Special"|
|2003||V Graham Norton||Herself|
|2000||Honest||Mandy Chase||Nominated — 2000 Cannes Film Festival|
Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned is the fourth studio album by English electronic music group The Prodigy. It was first released on 11 August 2004 in Japan, on 23 August 2004 in the United Kingdom by XL Recordings, and on 15 September 2004 in the United States by Maverick Records. Recorded almost entirely using Propellerhead Reason and mastered with Pro Tools, the album contrasts with the group's previous releases, and features a larger use of vocals than their previous album The Fat of the Land (1997). The title is a play on the name of the Walter Mosely novel Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned.
Liam Paul Paris Howlett is an English record producer, musician, songwriter, co-founder and leader of the British electronic band The Prodigy, and an occasional DJ.
Saints & Sinners is the second studio album by British girl group All Saints. It was released three years after their debut album, All Saints. The album reached number one in the UK, their only album to do so. Three tracks on the album were produced by William Orbit, best known for his work with Madonna on her Ray of Light album. The album received mixed reviews from music critics, praising the singles and the new direction of music, while some felt it was too similar to the Spice Girls and Madonna's album Ray of Light.
"War of Nerves" is a song by British girl group All Saints, released by London Records on 23 November 1998 as the fifth and final single from their debut album, All Saints. Group members Shaznay Lewis, Natalie Appleton and Nicole Appleton wrote the song with producers Cameron McVey and Magnus Fiennes. It is a ballad concerning mortaility, inspired by the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. "War of Nerves" debuted at number seven on the UK Singles Chart, making it the group's fifth consecutive single to reach the top 10.
"Black Coffee" is a song by English-Canadian girl group All Saints from their second studio album, Saints & Sinners (2000). It was released on 2 October 2000 by London Records as the album's second single. The track was produced by William Orbit, and written by Tom Nichols, Alexander von Soos and Kirsty Bertarelli, initially intended as a single for Kirsty under the title "I Wouldn't Wanna Be". It is a mellow electropop song, unique for its production-laden sound featuring breathy keyboards, glitching electronics and elements of acid techno, ambient and R&B music. A sad love song, its lyrics stem from Kirsty's relationship with Swiss entrepreneur Ernesto Bertarelli, detailing feelings of love at first sight and contentment.
"Let's Get Started" and "If You Wanna Party " are in fact the same song, but with different titles. It was the second single released by All Saints 126.96.36.199 and All Saints when the band re-launched.
Karl Clive Gordon, known by the stage name K-Gee, is a British DJ, producer and songwriter and former member of the Outlaw Posse.
"Baby's Got a Temper" is a song by English electronica group The Prodigy, released as a non-album single in July 2002 by record labels XL and Maverick. It was the band's first single in five years after 1997's "Smack My Bitch Up", and was also their first release after dancer Leeroy Thornhill left the band in 2000.
"Rock Steady" is a song performed by British-Canadian recording girl group All Saints from their third studio album, Studio 1 (2006). It was co-written by group member Shaznay Lewis in collaboration with the track's producer Greg Kurstin. The song was released by Parlophone on 6 November 2006. All Saints collaborated with Kurstin on a number of songs; six were chosen for the album. "Rock Steady" was released as the first single from it. The song contains prominent 2 Tone, dance-pop, reggae fusion, rocksteady and ska musical characteristics. It is lyrically influenced by the personalities of the group members themselves.
The fourth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! began on 21 November 2004 and ended on 6 December 2004. The programme ran for 16 days, one more than in the previous series. The series was won by comedian Joe Pasquale.
The Prodigy are an English electronic music band from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett. The line-up of the band has included MC and vocalist Maxim, dancer and vocalist Keith Flint, dancer and live keyboardist Leeroy Thornhill, and dancer and vocalist Sharky (1990-1991). Along with the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim, The Prodigy are credited as pioneers of the breakbeat-influenced genre big beat, which achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s. Howlett's rock inspired drum rhythms infused with electronic rave music beats/breaks were combined with Maxim's omnipresent mystique, Thornhill's shuffle dancing style and Flint's modern punk appearance.
Red Flag is the fourth studio album by British girl group All Saints. It was released on 8 April 2016, by London Records, which relaunched especially for the project. It serves as the group's comeback album, their first in nearly a decade, following the release of 2006's Studio 1, which resulted in them being dropped by Parlophone. A string of live performances and touring with the Backstreet Boys in 2014 sparked interest within the group to reform and record Red Flag. All Saints collaborated with producers K-Gee, Hutch, The Invisible Men and Utters for the album.
"One Strike" is a song recorded by English-Canadian girl group All Saints for their fourth studio album, Red Flag (2016). The track was written by group member Shaznay Lewis and its producer Hutch, inspired by the breakdown of group member Nicole Appleton's highly publicised marriage to Oasis and Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher. "One Strike" is a mid-tempo, R&B, soul and synth-pop song that lyrically deals with the protagonist's emotions immediately after breaking up with their significant other.