Throwback: Kym Mazelle- Was That All It Was

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Kym Mazelle’s work as a pioneering singer in the house genre started in the ’80’s when she worked with Marshall Jefferson on the song “Taste My Love.” The Gary, Indiana native who grew-up around The Jacksons moved to Chicago and her work with Jefferson also included the single, “Useless (I Don’t Need You Now).” Mazelle’s debut album Crazy was released in 1989 and was re-packaged as Brilliant for American audiences with new songs and remixes. “Was That All It Was” was written by Jerry Butler and John Ursey, Jr. and originally recorded by Jean Carne. Mazelle was revered for being a top tier club artist in America but she was a mainstream star in the UK. Her international profile was raised when hers was the featured voice on Soul II Soul’s “Missing You” from their second album. She had success with another cover when she recorded “Young Hearts Run Free” which was used for the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack. Mazelle has appeared on Celebrity Fit Club and The Voice UK during the 2000s. In November of 2014 she re-connected with dance legend David Morales for a reworking of Brainstorm’s “Loving Is Really My Game” renamed simply “Lovin’.”