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Justine Simone Freha Suissa (born 21 March 1970) is a British singer-songwriter, the vocalist of trance group OceanLab. She has collaborated with Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz and Robbie Rivera, and has continued to work with Above & Beyond outside of OceanLab, most recently on their 2016 world tour[1] and participating on four songs on the band's 2018 album Common Ground. Three songs "Cold Feet", "Naked" and the album's lead single "Alright Now" she appeared as a featured artist and the song "Bittersweet & Blue", featuring Richard Bedford, which marked her first co-written credit.

Justine Suissa
Birth nameJustine Simone Freha Suissa
Born (1970-03-21) March 21, 1970 (age 49)
OriginLondon, England
GenresVocal trance
Occupation(s)Singer, Songwriter
Years active2000–present
Associated actsOceanLab

Suissa came to wider notice when she featured on the hit Chicane album Behind The Sun in 2000. She formed OceanLab with Above & Beyond, achieving a top-twenty UK hit with "Satellite" in 2004.[2] She also collaborated on a major dance hit, "Burned With Desire", with Armin van Buuren in 2003.[3]

She has been called "[one] of the electronic world's most powerful vocalists" and "a mainstay in the trance world".[4][5]

DiscographyEdit

Studio AlbumsEdit

as OceanLabEdit

Title Details
Sirens of the Sea
Sirens of the Sea: Remixed

SinglesEdit

as lead artistEdit

as solo artistEdit
List of singles
Song Year Album
"Missing"
(with Unclubbed)
2009 Unclubbed
"Sundeath"
(with Mark Revell)
2010 Non-album single
as OceanLabEdit
List of singles
Song Year Album
"Clear Blue Water" 2001 Non-album single
"Satellite" 2003
"Sky Falls Down"
"Beautiful Together"
"Sirens of the Sea" 2008 Sirens of the Sea
"Miracle"
"Breaking Ties"
"On A Good Day" 2009
"Lonely Girl"
"If I Could Fly On The Surface"
(vs. Mike Shiver)
2010 Non-album single
"On A Good Day (Metropolis)"
(with Gareth Emery)
"Satellite"
(re-release)
2015
"Another Chance" 2016
as KeylimeEdit
List of singles
Song Year Album
"Girlfriend" 2003 Non-album single
"Float Away" 2006

as featured artistEdit

as solo artistEdit
List of singles
Song Year Album
"Autumn Tactics"
(Chicane featuring Justine Suissa)
2000 Behind the Sun
"One More Step To Heaven"
(Silvester featuring Justine Suissa)
2003 Non-album single
"Burned With Desire"
(Armin van Buuren featuring Justine Suissa)
76
"Out There (5th Dimension)"
(Masters & Nickson featuring Justine Suissa)
Non-album single
"Somewhere (Clear Blue)"
(Elevation featuring Justine Suissa)
2004
"Perception"
(Markus Schulz featuring Justine Suissa)
2010 Do You Dream?
"Phoenix From The Flames"
(Boom Jinx featuring Justine Suissa)
2011 Non-album single
"Half The Man"
(Boom Jinx featuring Justine Suissa)
2015
"Alright Now"
(Above & Beyond featuring Justine Suissa)
2017 Common Ground

Guest AppearancesEdit

List of singles
Song Year Artist(s) Album
"Never Wanted This"
(featuring Justine Suissa)
2003 Armin van Buuren 76
"Wall of Sound"
(featuring Justine Suissa)
2005 Shivers
"Simple Things"
(featuring Justine Suissa)
"Little Something"
(featuring Justine Suissa)
2015 Above & Beyond We Are All We Need
"Naked"
(featuring Justine Suissa)
2018 Common Ground
"Cold Feet"
(featuring Justine Suissa)

Songwriting and Production CreditsEdit

Title Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with Produced with
"Sun & Moon"
(featuring Richard Bedford)
2011 Above & Beyond Group Therapy Co-writer Jonathan "Jono" Grant, Tony McGuinness, Paavo Siljamaki, Sorcha Shepherd -
"Bittersweet & Blue"
(featuring Richard Bedford)
2018 Common Ground Co-writer/Producer Jonathan "Jono" Grant, Tony McGuinness, Paavo Siljamaki Above & Beyond, Andrew Bayer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rodriguez, Krystal (29 May 2016). "Above & Beyond Deliver Acoustic Tour de Force at Hollywood Bowl". Billboard. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  2. ^ "UK Singles Chart, 25/04/2004". Official Charts Company.
  3. ^ Murray, Gordon (8 May 2015). "Martin Gore Goes to No. 1, Armin van Buuren Debuts". Billboard. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  4. ^ MSO (2016-06-03). "Above & Beyond New Album Debuts at #1". Grateful Web.
  5. ^ "Women in EDM: Are the times changing?". Your EDM. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2016.

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