Tasmin Archer (b. 3 August 1963, Bradford, Yorkshire) is an English pop singer. Her first album, Great Expectations, spawned the smash hit "Sleeping Satellite", a philosophical song about the moon landing, which reached number one in the United Kingdom.
Tasmin Archer was born on 3 August 1963 in Bradford, Yorkshire. She first worked as a sewing machine operator and joined a group called 'Dignity' as a backing vocalist. Later, after studying secretarial skills she became a clerk at Leeds Magistrates' Court.She helped out at a recording studio in Bradford called 'Flexible Response', and subsequently began working with musicians John Hughes and John Beck. Archer signed to EMI in 1990, and released her first single Sleeping Satellite in August 1992, which went to no.1 in the UK. The album "Great Expectations" followed in October (reaching #8). Further singles from the album followed, and although they were top 40 hits in the UK, they did not achieve the same level of success as
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