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Ottawan

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Hands Up Ottawan 03:28
Haut les mains (Donne-moi ton cœur) Ottawan 03:26
Hands Up Ottawan 04:49
T'es OK, T'es Bath, T'es In Ottawan 03:22
D.I.S.C.O. Otawa 03:20
Hands Up Ottawan 03:12
Hands Up Ottawan 00:44
D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan 05:01
D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan 03:19
Qui va garder mon crocodile cet été? Ottawan 02:32

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Biography

Founded in France in 1979, Ottawan is a French pop music duo consisting of Caribbean-born singers Patrick Jean-Baptiste and Annette Eltice. After singing in church choirs as a child, Jean-Baptiste moved to Paris to focus on a career in music, founding the group Black Underground. Discovered by renowned music producer Daniel Vangarde in a Parisian bar, he was invite to perform with Annette Eltice, a vocalist and dancer on a new project Vangarde was creating with Belgian producer Jean Kluger. Their debut single “D.I.S.C.O” reached number 2 in September 1980 and certified silver, followed by “Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart)” in 1981 which achieved similar chart success, climbing to number 1 in New Zealand.