Sunday, November 2, 2008

Sybil

Sybil (born Sybil Lynch on June 2, 1965 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a female dance/R&B singer from the 80s and 90s.
In 1987, Sybil released her debut album, "Let Yourself Go" which peaked at #92 on the U.K. Albums chart.
The first single, "Falling in Love" peaked at #29 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and #13 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart. In the U.K., the song peaked at #68 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for 3 weeks.
The title song peaked at #41 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart and #46 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 12 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #32 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for 6 weeks.
The third single, "My Love is Guaranteed" peaked at #4 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #9 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #54 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 14 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #42 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The last single from the album, "Can't Wait (On Tomorrow)" peaked at #40 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, #49 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, and #90 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 4 weeks.
In 1989, Sybil released her self-titled second album, which peaked at #75 on the Billboard 200 and #12 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart. In the U.K., the album (under the name "Walk on By") peaked at #21 on the U.K. Albums chart.
The first single from the album, a cover version of Dionne Warwick's "Don't Make Me Over" which peaked at #20 on the Billboard Hot 100, #4 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #2 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #2 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 25 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #19 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The second single, "All Through the Night" peaked at #84 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for a week.
The third single, a cover version of Dionne Warwick's "Walk on By" peaked at #74 on the Billboard Hot 100, #7 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #3 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and #3 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 17 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #6 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The fourth single, "Crazy 4 You" featuring Salt-N-Pepa, peaked at #45 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart and #19 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 13 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #71 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The last single from the album, "I Wanna Be Where You Are" peaked at #86 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 5 weeks.
In 1990, Sybil released her third album, "Sybilization" which peaked at #70 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
The first single from the album, "Make it Easy on Me" peaked at #52 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 12 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #99 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The follow-up single, "Go On" peaked at #78 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 6 weeks.
In 1993, Sybil released her fourth album, "Doin' It Now!" (or the U.K. title, "Good N' Ready") which peaked at #13 on the U.K. Albums chart.
The first single, "The Love I Lost" featuring music act, West Side, peaked at #18 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. In the U.K., the song peaked at #3 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for 13 weeks.
The second single, "You're The Love Of My Life" peaked at #90 on the Billboard Hot 100, #18 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, #18 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, and #37 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 16 weeks.
The third single, "When I'm Good and Ready" peaked at #5 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for 13 weeks.
The fourth single, "Beyond Your Wildest Dreams" peaked at #41 on the U.K. Singles chart and #90 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for only 2 weeks.
The last single, "Stronger Together" peaked at #41 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for 2 weeks.
Sybil released a remixed version of  "My Love is Guaranteed" which peaked at #48 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for a week.
In 1996, Sybil released the single, "So Tired of Being Alone" which peaked at #53 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for a week.
In 1997, Sybil released her latest studio album to date, "Still a Thrill." It's unknown how or if the album charted at all.
The title song managed to peak at #55 on the U.K. Singles chart, staying on the chart for a week. The follow-up single, "Why" didn't chart at all.
In 2002, Sybil was featured on Blaze's single, "When I Fall in Love" which managed to peak at #22 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/House Singles chart. In 2005, Sybil appeared on the UK series, "Hit Me Baby One More Time."
Sybil released two singles in 2006: "Don't Give Up" and "It's Too Late," but it's unknown how they charted.
In 2008, Sybil released the single, "Shining Star" which was a moderate hit on the dance charts, but it's unknown how it charted.
In 2009, Sybil released the single, "Stronger (Don't Look Back)." Today, it appears she is still active in the music business.

To see the music video for "Don't Make Me Over," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvb6ovTNQPk

To see the music video for "Walk on By," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdKdOrHshCo

To see the music video for "Crazy 4 U," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzwXP45dHBI

To see the music video for "Make it Easy On Me," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYqVoHhuQJs

To see the music video for "The Love I Lost," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcxw__55hXw

To see the music video for "You're the Love Of My Life," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibX7zIy7m0c

To see the music video for "Beyond Your Wildest Dreams," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVH9s5pToho

To see the music video for "Stronger Together," go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8xAvfG9iwM


[updated on 03/23/13]

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