There are many artists called Olive. A trip-hop group from the United Kingdom and a doom metal band from the Syria. There is also a french rock singer, born 1955 & died 2006. 1. Olive Sheffield, England : Two of its members, producers Tim Kellett and Robin Taylor-Firth, had departed from their respective groups, Simply Red and Nightmares on Wax, prior to forming Olive with vocalist Ruth Ann Boyle, who Kellett had met while recording her vocals for live manipulation at a concert by The Durutti Column.