In Loving Memory of
Joyce Sims - August 6th 1959 - October 14th 2022
Joyce Sims was a multi-talented singer/songwriter behind the club classic soul anthems “(You Are My) All And All” and “Come In To My Life”.
Joyce Sims was also multi instrumentalist who studied music at college, Joyce had her first hit single in 1987 with “(You are my) All And All”, topping the R&B and Dance charts in the U. S. and the pop charts around the world. Her debut album “Come Into My Life” was certified as a gold disk in the UK and charted the US Billboard R&B top 10.
Joyce Sims continued touring and festival appearances around the world have ensured that “Come Into My Life” and “All And All” have remained much loved club classics, and can still frequently be heard playing to packed dance floors in clubs around the world.
Joyce Sims’ music has been recorded and sampled by such diverse musical icons as jazz vocalist Randy Crawford. Sampled by R&B singer Angie Stone, rapper Snoop Dogg, and featured in the film “Species.”
As well as continuing to tour, particularly in the Uk where she was much loved, Joyce continued to record and released her last single “what you won’t do for love” in July 2022. She had planned to put out a new album in the autumn of 2022.
Sims is survived by husband Errol and two children who live in New Jersey USA. The UK sends it condolences through long term collaborator Simon Precilla of Soulgigs.com.