Eagle-Eye Cherry Biography
Born on May 7, 1941, in Stockholm, SWEDEN, while growing up, Eagle-Eye and his older sister alt-Rapper Neneh Cherry, spent months on the road with their father, the Jazz trumpeter Don Cherry. He moved to New York in 1984, where he went on to work as an actor and a drummer in various bands.
Cherry relocated to Sweden with his actress girlfriend in 1996 following his father's death to begin writing and making his debut album, "Desireless". The record was released by local Diesel label and became a hit firstly in his native country, then in the rest of Europe where went platinum in several countries, finally entered the top 50 of The Billboard 200 chart Sateside. The first single, "Save Tonight", hit #5 on The Billboard Hot 100 and #8 on The Modern Rock Tracks, additionally it climbed into the top 10 of the U.K. Singles chart and the follow-up single, "Falling In Love Again", was also a top 10 hit on the British chart.
"Living In The Present Future", which arrived in mid-2000 in Europe, was preceded by the hit single "Are You Still Having Fun?", the album missed the charts entirely in America, but in Europe yielded another top 40 hit: the duet with sister Neneh, "Long Way Around".
In September 2003 was released his third album, "Sub Rosa", which contained the single "Skull Tattoo", however it generated little interest or sales.
Eagle-Eye Cherry resurfaced in the fall of 2012 with his come-back album "Can't Get Enough".