Recognising that the modelling work that made her an international star would only appeal to so many people Lesley Hornby aka Twiggy made sure that she would broaden her appeal and be seen and heard elsewhere. Signing to UK indie label Ember Records in 1966 her singles were also released worldwide, including the much larger Capitol Records in the USA. It seemed that singing would bring her another audience, and maybe one that would be more inclined to stick around if the modelling work ever dried up.
After taking a singing role in Ken Russell's musical movie of The Boyfriend in 1971
she made a one-
Her Mercury deal was probably signed as the result of her BBC2 show, Twiggs. Being
shown by BBC2 rather than the more Lulu and Cilla friendly BBC1 suggested that this
would be a slightly different take on the Light Entertainment format, with singers,
dancers and comedy sketches, but it wasn't, it just meant a smaller budget. However,
her guests were more note-
Twiggy continued her successful career as an actress and occasional singer, releasing two further albums for EMI in 2009 and 2011.
By the way, she shouldn't have worried about the modelling work. By the early 2020's she was still working.