Marcella Levy (born June 21, 1952), known professionally as Marcella Detroit, is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She co-wrote the 1977 Eric Clapton hit “Lay Down Sally” and released her debut album Marcella in 1982. She joined Shakespears Sister in 1988 with ex-Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey. Their first two albums, Sacred Heart (1989), and Hormonally Yours (1992), both reached the top 10 of the UK Albums Chart. Detroit sang the lead vocals on their biggest hit, “Stay”, which spent eight consecutive weeks at number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1992. Detroit left the band in 1993 and had a UK top 20 hit with “I Believe” in 1994. She formed the Marcy Levy Band in 2002, and finished third in the 2010 ITV series Popstar to Operastar.
Also Known As
Eric Clapton Shakespears Sister Elton John Marcy Levy Band Siobhan Fahey Bob Seger Stanley Clarke George Terry Aurora Vacuum Marcella Puppini Loverush U.K. Alex Dixon
Pop rock R&B soul
Singer songwriter musician
United States of America