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Name  Pete Byrne
Role  Singer
Music group  Naked Eyes

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Movies  On Stage at World Cafe Live: Naked Eyes
Albums  Promises - Promises: The Very, Burning Bridges, The Best of Naked Eyes, Fuel for the Fire, Fumbling With the Covers
Similar People  Rob Fisher, Manny Elias, Peter Byrne
Born  9 June 1954 (age 66 years), Bath, United Kingdom

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Pete Byrne (born June 9, 1954) is a Los Angeles, United States based English recording artist, and lead singer for the pop/new wave duo Naked Eyes, during the earlier years of the 1980s. They are well known for their cover version of "Always Something There to Remind Me". They achieved further hits also writing their own songs, including "Promises Promises" which also made it to the higher reaches of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 record chart.

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Byrne's music partner Rob Fisher later became a part of Climie Fisher, alongside another singer, Simon Climie. Fisher died in 1999, following surgery. Both friends were formerly a part of the short-lived group Neon, with Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith of Tears for Fears fame.

Pete Byrne Replay America The GoGo39s Patty Smyth from Scandal

Byrne is also known for an electronica recording of The Rolling Stones' track, "Paint It Black". He also wrote "I Am the Cute One" for the Olsen twins' video, "Our First Video".

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In 2005, Byrne reformed Naked Eyes and released Fumbling with the Covers (2007) an album of acoustic hits, including reworkings of the band's "Promises, Promises", "When the Lights Go Out" and "Always Something There to Remind Me". Naked Eyes also performed on a US Summer Tour along with Belinda Carlisle, ABC and The Human League.

Pete Byrne Review Wang Chung and Pete Byrne at BB Kings in NYC 77

Currently, Byrne is completing a new Naked Eyes studio album.

References

Pete Byrne Wikipedia


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