Alicia began to write songs and play guitar at the age of ten when her dad myles bridges taught her to strum her first chords on his gibson tenor guitar. At 12, she launched her own radio program in shelby, nc on station wada. Alicia bridges (born july 15, 1953) is an american singer who co-wrote and performed her international hit i love the nightlife (disco round) in 1978. Bridges, who is openly lesbian, has continued to be active in the music business as a producer and dj. Alicia bridges discography (may be partial) mega records (1973) alicia bridges. Born on july 15, 1953, in lawndale, north carolina, alicia bridges eventually relocated to atlanta, georgia, where, in her late teens, started doing behind-the-scenes work djvj-ing before snagging her own recording contract with polydor in early 1978. She was given full creative control of her choice of material, unlike many newly signed artists. Alicia bridges is a member of the following lists american disco musicians, american female singers and american pop singers. Help us build our profile of alicia bridges! Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Alicia bridges is a grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and activist best known for her international hit i love the nightlife (disco round). Disco diva alicia bridges scored big in 1978 with her chart-topping hit i love the nightlife. It was her biggest moment in music, making her self-titled de. The song was co-written by alicia bridges and susan hutcheson in 1977 for bill lowery, founder of southern music. I love the nightlife was the first single produced by steve buckingham who was invited to produce the singles parent album entitled alicia bridges after he had played guitar on a session by the singer. Bridges suggested to hutcheson that they write a song with either.