|Associated acts||The Dreamfield|
Jacqui Copland is a Scottish vocalist, who has worked with musical artists such as Duran Duran and Paul Young.
Jacqui began her musical career as a member of an Aberdeen (Scotland) band called Private ID, followed by a move to London becoming the lead singer of the rock band Vera Cruz. She has toured as backing vocalist for musical acts such as Climie Fisher, Paul Young and performed on Duran Duran's Big Live Thing Tour.
In 1990, she became a member of The Dreamfield, alongside Stuart Elliot and Rick Driscoll. Later she contributed both lead and backing vocals on the Alan Parsons 1993 solo album Try Anything Once, working with Alan Parsons on the track "Mr Time" which she wrote the lyric/vocal melody.
On giving up backing singing, Jacqui then formed the band Copland in 1995 with Adrian York, playing the London circuit. During this period she wrote and recorded an extensive repertoire of contemporary rock with an eccentric twist. This included the track "Bored", released on the albums Cosmic Spaceman and Karma Suit Ya. The band disbanded in 1999.