Reading Pride 2013 takes place on Saturday, August 31, at King’s Meadow with Hazell Dean, Sonique and Rozalla just some of the top acts who will be performing live at the family-friendly event which celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
In 1985 Dean signed with label EMI Records, releasing the Stock/Aitken/Waterman-produced single "They Say It's Gonna Rain", which reached #58 on the UK Singles Chart, and became a #1 single in South Africa. Subsequent singles fared worse with "ESP", "Stand Up" and "Always (Doesn't Mean Forever)" failing to reach the UK top 75. In early 1988 however, she achieved her biggest hit in four years with "Who's Leaving Who", which reached #4. The follow-up singles, "Maybe (We Should Call it a Day)" and "Turn It Into Love" (originally recorded by and included on her debut album, ) peaked at #15 and #21 respectively. Her second album, Always (Hazell Dean album), was released in October 1988 and featured many of the singles from the previous 3 years, as well as new material. The album charted at #38 in the UK.
Hazell Dean (born Hazel Dean Poole, 27 October 1952,) is an singer, who achieved her biggest success in the 1980s as a leading artist. She is best known for the top ten hits in the "", "" and "". She has also worked as a and .