Sophie Ellis-Bextor was born on April 10, 1979, in England. She is a singer, songwriter, and a model. Sophie is mostly famous for such songs as “Take Me Home”, “Murder on the Dancefloor”, and “Mixed Up World”. She holds several awards, including Edson and a few BRIT nominations.
For the first time, Sophie performed live in 1997 as part of the band Theaudience. She was a vocalist. Sophie made a great impression with her beautiful voice and a stylish appearance. Theaudience was popular all over the UK. Their singles, such as “I’ve Got The Wherewithal” sold an impressive number of copies in the UK. However, they soon disbanded and Sophie had to pursue a solo career.
At first, Sophie’s solo career wasn’t very successful. It took time for the public to appreciate the new signer. In 2000, together with an Italian DJ and producer Spiller, Ellis-Bextor finally regained some of the old popularity. Spiller invited Sophie to perform his dance single “Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)”. The song became a big hit and topped the UK music charts.
In 2001, Sophie released her first solo single “Take Me Home”. It reached the second spot on UK Singles Chart and her popularity was on the rise. British media paid plenty of attention to the young singer. The same year, Ellis-Bextor released her second single “Murder on the Dancefloor”, which featured a disco style. It managed to get into the top-10 of various charts, including UK Singles Chart and ARIA, which certified it platinum. In September 2001, Sophie released her first album Read My Lips, which was a big hit all over Europe.