Icon: Karen Lynn Greening a.k.a Lee Aaron
Born: 21st July (cancer), Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Height: 1,55 m
Known-for: Canadian rock and jazz singer
Story: Lee Aaron began singing in school musicals only at the age of five. At the age of fifteen she was asked to join local rock bamd called "Lee Aaron". She sang and played the alto saxophone and keyboards in the band. At the age of seventeen she signed with her first manager, Bob Connolly. She quit playing instruments and concentrated being the front face of the band. Aaron's debut album The Lee Aaron Project was released in 1982. In late 1982 Aaron agreed to pose topless for mens magazine OUI. Later she has regretted cover and the interview saying it only damaged her musical credibility. She has stated agreeing for the feature only under the pressure from her manager. In 1984 album Metal Queen was released and it resulted a multi-album deal with Attic Records. Between 1984 and 1992 Aaron toured almost non-stop all over the world. She released six albums ang gained success. Her 1989 album Bodyrock was her biggest commercial success with hits like Whatcha Do to My Body. In 1992 Aaron left Attic Records to start her own label Hip Chic Music and released two albums. In 1995 she released album 2preciious and tried to drop name "Lee Aaron" and use her real name Karen. In 1997 she started exploring jazz and blues. She still continues playing both rock and selected jazz shows. Her and her husband John Cody have two children - Angella born in 2004 and Jett born in 2006.
Style: Lee Aaron has later regretted her topless pose for mens magazine, but she sure wasn't shy about her very sexy image. She was an epitome of hot sexy 80's hard rock queen with great curly hair and skimpy edgy clothing. She was Canadas little fleshier version to USA's blond rock amazons.
|Lee Aaron with her hot metal queen look in the early 80's. Her messy curly hair, cropped japan-themed top, leopard print micro shorts, metla belts, boots and a bandana scarf and one fingerless mitten is all classic 80's rock style.|
|Lee posing topless in OUI.|
|Lee in stripy cropped top, micro shorts and thin stud belt. Very sexy, very metal, very 80's.|
|Frizzy hair, heavy make up, leather biker jacket, black lycra bodycon dress, stud belt and pile of silver bagles create Lee Aaron's ultimate 80's hard rock look.|
|Black and white lycra outfit with gloves and black tights create a seductive rock goddes.|
|Younger Lee Aaron in white cropped tank top and high waist light wash jeans. Crimped hair and heavy make up to finish rocker look.|
|Wide shoulder pads, cropped tops and high waist skinny jeans to create proper 80's Y body silhuette.|
|Lee with bigger than big hair and full heavy make up.|
|Two toned leather jacket and stud bracelets giving rebellious look.|
|Lee Aaron is now adays a very proud mother of two children.|
|Ever so hot Lee Aaron at Sweden Rock in 2011.|
How to get the 80's metal babe look? Think curled and crimped long brown hair with long bangles, roots teased to make hair look even bigger, full make up with eyeliner, mascara, blusher and dark lipstick, lycra bodycon dresses, micro shorts, stud belts and bracelets, cropped tops, western inspired black boots, bandana scarves, high waist skinny jeans.
|Black and white striped crop top gives great 80's wibe with modern twist. Singer22.com.|
|Red hot leather micro shorts are just right to create Lee Aarons sexy look. Americanapparel.com.|
|Thin studded wrap belt around hips to give rock edge to sex kitten look. Thelimited.com.|
|Western inspired black boots for true 80's feel. Ebay.co.uk.|
|Classic red bandana scarf was a must in the 80's- Tillys.com.|