Beverley Craven (born 28 July 1963) is a British singer-songwriter best known for her 1991 UK hit single "Promise Me". Her most recent album, Change of Heart, was released in 2014. She has sold over four million records in her career.
Although British, Craven was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in July 1963, while her father was working there for Kodak.
Two years later the family returned to Hertfordshire, Craven began taking piano lessons at the age of seven encouraged by her mother, who was a classical violinist. Upon leaving school, she attended art college while performing with various bands in London pubs and writing songs. She was also an accomplished swimmer during her teens and competed in several local and national swimming competitions around the UK.