Hazel O’Connor (born 16 May 1955) is a British singer-songwriter and actress. She became famous in the early 1980s with hit singles “Eighth Day”, “D-Days” and “Will You”, as well as starring in the film Breaking Glass.

Her performance in Breaking Glass won her the Variety Club of Great Britain Award for ‘Best Film Actor’. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music.

The film’s soundtrack album featured songs written and performed by O’Connor and reached number 5 in the UK Albums Chart. It had a long chart run and was certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry. Several tracks from the album were released as singles, the most successful being “Eighth Day” and “Will You” which both reached the UK Top 10. When O’Connor toured the UK to promote the album, the opening act were a then-unknown group called Duran Duran.

Hazel O’Connor continued to write music and tour for the next few years. In 2022 she suffered a medical emergency which meant she had to cancel several concerts.

Backing Tracks –  Calls The Tune  …   Eighth Day  …  Will You  …  

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