Deborah Holland

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Deborah Holland is an American musician. She was the lead singer and songwriter of Animal Logic featuring Stanley Clarke and Stewart Copeland.


Early life and education

Beginning her musical studies at age 14, Holland attended the Berklee College of Music and Rutgers University, from which she received her B.A. with Highest Honors in Jazz Studies.

She earned a master's degree from California State University, Los Angeles in 1996 and was honored as the Outstanding Graduate Student in Commercial Music.

Musical career

In 1988 she recorded "Come To Me", the main song of the movie Fright Night II.

A Los Angeles-based piano teacher and songwriter, Holland was hired for Animal Logic almost immediately after a two-song demo tape was forwarded to Copeland, selected over hundreds of other singers who auditioned for the band. Holland is credited with writing nearly all the songs recorded by the group.

Since the demise of Animal Logic, Holland has released four solo albums and recorded and performed music for movies, television and commercials. After receiving a master's degree from California State University, Los Angeles, Holland subsequently joined the faculty. She teaches a variety of music-related courses as part of the commercial music program.

Holland also continues to tour and play live. In 2007 Holland announced she was joining a newly formed group called The Refugees, featuring Wendy Waldman and Cindy Bullens. The group released their first album Unbound in 2009.


Solo albums

With Animal Logic

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