Date: Sat Jul 31st
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor shot to fame as a vocalist on Spiller’s huge number one single, Groovejet (if this ain’t love) and her own worldwide smash hit, Murder on the Dancefloor. In 2001, her debut solo album, Read My Lips, sold over two million copies worldwide. Subsequent albums include Shoot from the Hip (2003), Trip the Light Fantastic (2007) and Make a Scene (2011).
In 2014, Sophie released her album, Wanderlust, on her own label EBGB’s, co-written and produced by Ed Harcourt. A critical and commercial success, it spent three weeks in the UK Top 10 and sold over 100,000 copies. Sophie followed this release and collaboration with 2016’s Familia, which saw her return to the dance floor with her single Come With Us.
In January 2019, with Ed Harcourt producing and Amy Langley (of Dirty Pretty Strings) arranging, Sophie released orchestrated versions of her hits and single releases with her orchestral greatest hits album, The Song Diaries.
In 2020, her Kitchen Discos, performed at home during lockdown with her five sons and recorded by her husband, musician Richard Jones, were watched and enjoyed by 40 million people worldwide. This was followed in late 2020 with the release of her latest album, Songs From The Kitchen Disco (on Cooking Vinyl). This brought together Sophie’s hits with many other songs from her phenomenally successful lockdown Kitchen Disco performances, garnering further critical acclaim and yet another Top 10 UK album chart position.