|Birth name||Eustace Hamilton|
|Born||14 August 1969|
|Labels||S.H.E.M. Music Productions|
Eustace Hamilton (born 14 August 1969), better known by his stage name Thriller U, is a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter.Thriller U released a number of singles including "I'll Prove it to You", "My Love", "Careless Whisper", "My God Is Real", "I Wanna Sex You Up", "Every Little Step", "Where Would I Go", and "Crazy".
Thriller U was born Eustace Hamilton in Kingston, Jamaica, 14 August 1969. While attending the Spanish Town Secondary School in St. Catherine Jamaica, his interest in music and songwriting started to develop.
Katrina Elizabeth Leskanich is an American musician and the former lead singer of British-American pop rock band Katrina and the Waves. Their song "Walking on Sunshine" was an international hit in 1985 and who in 1997 won the Eurovision Song Contest for the United Kingdom with the song "Love Shine a Light".
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