New Zealand musician best known as the former singer for the pop group Thompson Twins. She is also a songwriter who has written successful singles like "I Want That Man" for Deborah Harry.
She started as a rock journalist in the U.K., where she moved to in 1977.
She founded Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment, a group created in protest of genetic engineering.
She married influential ambient house music artist Jimmy Cauty. She has a daughter named Indigo.
She and Tom Bailey, to whom she was previously married, formed Thompson Twins in 1977.