The Rockferry hitmaker's a blonde bombshell no more as she debuts new brunette look. Gone are her signature long blonde locks and 50s-inspired look which helped rocket the Mercy singer to stardom. In , Duffy announced she was taking a break from the music industry after suffering disappointing sales of her second album, Endlessly. What's On.
What happened to the Welsh singer 10 years after her first album Rockferry? It's now 10 years since Rockferry - the album that propelled Duffy to worldwide fame and fortune. Her debut sold millions worldwide, her follow-up bombed, then she disappeared. So what happened to the Welsh singer who had the world at her feet? It's rare to be at the eye of the storm let alone have forewarning that a hurricane is fast approaching. Yet on February 28, , there was the definite sense that you were in the midst of an earthquake of the musical variety, the reverberations of which were already being keenly felt. As superstar-in-waiting, Duffy stepped on to the stage at Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff, those of us lucky enough to be in possession of a ticket for the capacity show, had good reason to believe that we were in the grip of something special, a force to be reckoned with. The timing of the Clwb gig, part of an intimate tour that also included a show at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on St David's Day, had been announced in the second week of January, when there was little idea of what was about to blow up. There were certainly murmurings at the turn of the year when Duffy appeared on Jools Holland's Hootenanny and was placed second in the BBC's Sound Of annual tipster's poll, finishing runner-up to a certain London songstress named Adele.
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Duffy, the Welsh singer known for her hit "Mercy," spoke out Tuesday for the first time in years to tell fans her silence came after being raped, drugged, and held captive for days. Duffy, whose full name is Aimee Duffy, took a hiatus from the music industry in after her second album, Endlessly, fared poorly on the charts and with sales. In the years since then, she appeared in a few films but did not release another album and hadn't posted on Instagram since October , according to Wales Online. Duffy wrote in her Instagram post that it took a long time for her to recover and that she opened up to a journalist last summer. The interview about what happened to her will be posted in the coming weeks, she said. I did not want to show the world the sadness in my eyes," she said in the post.
Aimee Anne Duffy born 23 June [ citation needed ] is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress. Her first album, Rockferry , released in , became the best-selling album in the United Kingdom that year, and led to worldwide attention. In she made her acting debut in the film Patagonia. She was partly raised in Nefyn with her twin sister, Kate, and older sister Kelly Ann, who was born in Duffy's parents divorced when she was 10 and she moved to Letterston , [ citation needed ] near the Pembrokeshire town of Fishguard , with her mother and sisters.