Colin Blunstone (born 24 June 1945) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. In a career spanning more than 50 years. Blunstone came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the lead singer
of the English rock band The Zombies, which released four singles that entered the Top 75 charts. In the United States during the 1960s, including “She’s Not There”, “Tell Her No”, “She’s Coming Home”, and “Time of the Season”. Colin Blunstone began his solo career in 1969, releasing three singles under a pseudonym of Neil MacArthur.
Colin Blunstone Solo Hits
Since then, he has released ten studio albums, and one live album under his real name. His solo hits include “She’s Not There”, “Say You Don’t Mind”, “I Don’t Believe in Miracles”, “How Could We Dare to Be Wrong”.Brokenhearted”, and He is also known for his participation on various albums with the Alan Parsons Project.Colin Edward Michael Blunstone was born on 24 June 1945, in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. He attended St Albans County Grammar School for Boys.Rod Argent, Paul Atkinson, and Hugh Grundy first played together at a jam on Easter 1961 in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Rod Argent wanted to form a band and initially asked his cousin Jim Rodford to join as a bass guitarist. Rodford was playing in local band called the Bluetones at the time, so declined.
Colin Blunstone and Paul Arnold joined in early 1961, while all five members were still at school. After they won a local contest, they recorded a demo as their prize. Rod Argent’s song “She’s Not There” got them a recording contract with Decca.Blunstone’s voice was considered one of the main factors in making the Zombies’ single, “She’s Not There”, a big hit worldwide. In 1968, the band broke-up over management issues, shortly after completing the baroque pop classic album, Odessey and Oracle