The Belle Stars

The Belle Stars were an English New Wave/pop septet from London that issued a string of singles and a self-titled album on Stiff Records between 1981 and 1984, followed by one further release as a trio in 1986. The band contained five former members of The Bodysnatchers, another all-female seven-piece that cut two singles for 2 Tone in 1980.

Members: Jennie McKeown (vocals), Sarah Jane Owen (lead guitar), Stella Barker (rhythm guitar), Penny Leyton (keyboards, 1981-82), Clare Hirst (keyboards, tenor saxophone, 1982-84), Miranda Joyce (alto saxophone), Lesley Shone (bass), Judy Parsons (drums)


  • Another Latin Love Song (EP, 1981)
  • The Belle Stars (1983)

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