Pierre de Charmoy – Ain’t no future

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Pierre de Charmoy is a South African singer, born 1 February 1961 in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. He started composing songs and arranging music at an early age. He moved to Johannesburg in the late 1970s where he signed with RPM Records. His first single ‘Lonely Hearts’ was released in December 1981. He was subsequently awarded the ‘Most Promising New Artist’ accolade at the annual South African Music Awards. He went on to release a number of albums and singles, appeared in the movie ‘Tawwe Tienies’, and hosted a number of television shows, including ‘Prime Time’, ‘Graffiti’ and ‘No Jacket Required’.

He performed at Miss South Africa pageants and presented the radio programme: Southern Sounds Top Twenty. He also performed in the theatre production of Queen’s ‘The Show Must Go On’.

In 1984 he won The Best Male Vocalist Award and The Scotty 3M Best Album Award. On January 12, 1985 , he was part of the historic ‘Concert in the Park’, the first, fully multi-racial, mega-music event in South Africa; attracting 120,000 people to Ellis Park, raising funds for NGO Operation Hunger.

Pierre and his wife Karen have three sons, Byron, Christian and Philip. He is pursuing his first love now and that is to raise his family, to farm and enjoy quality family time together.

This song was released on the album “Emotions” in 1984.