Gilla born Gisela Wuchinger27 February is an Austrian singer from the late s disco era. Despite being a modest hit 24it caused some attention of being the first German record to feature such explicit lyrics as "Willst du mit mir Stella By Starlight - Joe Pass - Virtuoso gehn? It was followed later in the year with "Tu es" also recorded in English as "Why Don't You Do It" which became Gilla's biggest hit, peaking at 10 in the German charts and giving Farian a commercial breakthrough as a producer.
Gilla's debut LP, featuring a mix of disco, pop and schlager tracks, The Heat Is On - Gilla - I Like Some Cool Rock n Roll released shortly after. It was a Dutch hit single but fared less well in Germany. Farian remixed the track with his own vocals for inclusion on Boney M. In earlyGilla's second album Zieh mich aus Undress Me was released. Despite featuring German versions of Boney M. The album also included the German version of a future hit for Boney M.
Gilla's first international album was released in the summer of Once again, it was only a minor seller. Released in Novemberit was a flop and not even included on the following compilation Star Discothek a few months later.
Gilla and Rulofs, however, found bigger success when Farian recorded one of their songs with Boney M. Winger Winger being an abbreviation of her surname Wuchinger. In OctoberGilla's final single "Cigarillo" backed with a cover of " Friday The Pale Horse And His Rider - Hank Williams - Ramblin Man My Mind " was released before she retired from the music business.
She made a brief return with Rulofs as the duo Sweet Mix in but their single "Susan Don't Cry for Me" came and went without notice. Being largely forgotten in Europe today, Gilla has in recent years performed regularly in Russia where her records are enjoying considerable popularity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Categories : births Living people Austrian female singers English-language singers from Austria French-language singers.
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