Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk born February 3, is an American singer-songwriter  known professionally as Melanie and sometimes as Melanie Safka. Her father, Frederick M. Safka — , was of Ukrainian ethnic background, and her mother, jazz singer Pauline "Polly" Altomare — , was of Italian heritage. After school, her parents insisted that she go to college, so she studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York,  where she began singing in the folk clubs of Greenwich Village , such as The Bitter End , and signed her first recording contract. Initially signed to Columbia Records in the United States, Melanie released two singles on the label. Subsequently, she signed with Buddah Records and first found chart success in Europe in with "Bobo's Party" which reached No. Melanie's popularity in Europe resulted in performances on European television programs, such as Beat-Club in West Germany. Her debut album received positive reviews from Billboard , which heralded her voice as "wise beyond her years. Her non-conformist approach to the selections on this LP make her a new talent to be reckoned with.
It was released on 27 March as the fifth and last single from their self-titled debut album It became the band's fifth consecutive UK number one single and spent 12 weeks on charts. It was composed in the traditional verse—chorus form in E major , with Filan and Feehily's vocal ranging from the chords of B 3 to A 5. Band member Shane Filan was the featured 'legend' and judged the participants. It is the band's fourteenth best selling single in paid-for sales category and thirteenth best selling single combined sales category in the United Kingdom as of January
The album has cover versions of songs by Bill Withers , Iggy Pop , Astor Piazzolla , and others, and original songs, three of which co-written by Jones. The album received positive reviews upon its release, including being voted best album of the year by writers of the UK music magazine NME , and continues to be praised by critics, with reviewers commending the singer's unique sound and organic fusion of genres. Critics and scholars have noted the album's influence on popular music , especially how its unique sound has been emulated by both pop and alternative acts, and how the persona Jones adopted — deeply influenced by art and fashion — has had an enduring influence in modern female pop singers.
During a studio session with Nic Nac two years later, Brown and Tyga heard the track and asked her if they could be included. It was eventually certified platinum in five countries. The music video was shot at a beach in Malibu, California by Colin Tilley , and released on June 26, Pia Mia saw her first concert when she was 16 years old, as J Boog performed in Guam. She immediately gravitated towards the song "Let's Do It Again", and was inspired to remake it with a pop spin as a tribute towards him. She recorded it later that year in with producer Nic Nac. Both artists loved it and asked her if they could appear on the song. She immediately accepted and included them, as she believed that they would amplify it over a million times, and was touched by their genuine interest in the track. Mia constantly fought the label for "Do It Again" to be released, which she believed that the song "was my heart".