(born 24 February 1964, Cape Town
, South Africa
is a South African singer. At the age of nineteen she formed the rock group The Sweatband, and in 1999-2001 she was involved with the band Mondetta. She is the winner of several music awards, and currently lives in Wilderness, Western Cape
, South Africa.
In 1983, Oldfield was involved in the forming of Sweatband, a South African music group. She was the lead vocalist of the band, and released two albums. In 1988, five years after the formation of the band, she left the group and started her own solo career in the music industry.
Her first solo album Beautiful World
set the wheels in motion for a succession of hits, including Real World
, Acid Rain
and Don't Stop Believing
. Wendy's vocal performance on the album won her the Octave Award (1992) for Best Female Vocalist and a nomination for Song of the Year (Miracle
Her song Acid Rain was chosen as the theme song for a 180 part
series Nature on Track which has been played all over the world."RETRO DISCO Hi-NRG