|Native name||Таля Дечинський|
|Born||Talia Olga Demchynski|
|Other names||Cozi Costi, Catherine Costi|
|Occupation||Singer/songwriter, radio personality (1990-2019)|
|Years active||1990-2019 (radio), 1995-present (singing)|
|Organisation||Ministry of Sound|
|Known for||Various house and dance music tracks, voice of Ministry of Sound commercials and former radiohost|
|Notable work||Baby When the Light by David Guetta, Sensual by Phonjaxx|
Talia Olga Demchynski, (better known as Cozi Costi or simply Cozi) is a Riga-born London-based singer/songwriter and former radio personality best known for collaborating with various dance and electronic musicians in the 90's and 2000'ss.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Demchynski was born in Riga, and moved to the UK as a child. her stage name of Cozi came from a childhood nicname given to her by her mother
She is of Ukrainian, Greek and Latvian descent.
Career[edit | edit source]
Demchynski goes under the pseudonym of Cozi Costy or simply Cozi for her musical career. She co-wrote and sang backing vocals on the song "Naughty Girl"by Australian singer Holly Valance in 2002. Among one of her vocal collaborations is the song "Baby When the Light"by French DJ David Guetta.Credited to 'David Guetta featuring Cozi', "Baby When the Light" reached #2 in the French Singles Chart and #50 on the UK Singles Chart and can be found on Guetta's 2007 platinum selling album, Pop Life. Other vocal contributions include the songs "The Storm" by Jerry Ropero and "Sensual" by PhonJaxx. Songwriting credits include Morcheeba “Sweet LA” Alexandra Burke's "Beating Still", Nabiha's "The Enemy", "You", "Sound of My Gun" and "Ask Yourself", Bo Bruce's "Golden", Petula Clarke “Everyword You Say” Junior Caldera's "Bang Bang" and "Just a Little Bit", Sucker DJs' "Fireworks", Alex Gaudino's "This Time" and Booty Luv's "Dance Dance".
On the radio and TV, Demchynski was the voice of many Ministry of Sound commercials and was a fill-in host on BBC Radio 1 from 1990 to 2019, when she quit radio and commercial voiceover work in favor of her singing career.