D’Arby, a mega 80’s pop-rock music star whose persona and expertise, took flight on the mainstreaming of music movies remains to be on excessive.
“Signal Your Identify”, launched as a single in 1987, was written and carried out by D’Arby. His 1987 album “Introducing the Hardline In response to Terence Trent D’Arby”, was a world success, reaching quantity two on the UK Singles Chart in early 1988 and quantity 4 on the US Billboard Sizzling 100.
The tune was remixed by Lee “Scratch” Perry for some European releases. The music video was directed by Vaughan Arnell and was premiered in January 1988.
The music video options the mannequin Kelly Brennan. At this time, D’Arby has since modified his title to Sananda Maitreya and has broadened and enhanced his profession into an add of television and movie.
Maitreya has appeared in two movies and within the TV mini-series Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story, during which he performed the a part of Jackie Wilson; Clubland as Toby (function movie directed by Mary Lambert) and Static Shock (TV sequence, 1 episode, “They’re Enjoying My Track” as DJ Rock)