Sophie Ellis‐Bextor Biography (Wikipedia)
Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor (born 10 April 1979) is a British singer, songwriter and model. She first came to prominence in the late 1990s, as the lead singer of the indie rock band Theaudience. After the group disbanded, Ellis-Bextor went solo, achieving widespread success in the early 2000s. Her music is a mixture of mainstream pop, disco, nu-disco, and 1980s electronic influences.
Her solo debut album, Read My Lips, was released in September 2001. The album reached number two in the UK Albums Chart and was certified double platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The record experienced international success, selling more than 2 million copies worldwide. It produced four singles, three of which reached the top three in the UK. In 2003, Read My Lips won the Edison Award for "Best Dance Album". Ellis-Bextor's second album, Shoot from the Hip, was released in October 2003. The album reached number 19 in the UK and produced two top ten singles. Trip the Light Fantastic, her third album, was released in May 2007 and reached number seven in the UK. The album produced three singles, one of which reached the top ten in the UK.
- Sophie Ellis Bextorhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06m60vq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06m60vq.jpg2018-09-26T11:00:00.000ZSophie Ellis Bextor discusses her new orchestral albumhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06m5zd0
Sophie Ellis Bextor
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor: "I think we know how the UK's going to do at Eurovision this year"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04sjkrp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04sjkrp.jpg2017-02-10T17:10:00.000ZSophie chats to Patrick about her upcoming tour and latest album 'Familia'.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04sjksv
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: "I think we know how the UK's going to do at Eurovision this year"
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qcw4v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qcw4v.jpg2017-01-22T14:44:00.000ZSophie Bextor-Ellis performs two songs live in Michael's Musicians Circle...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04qcwdh
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Live in Session
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor is obsessed with Grease...https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qcw4v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qcw4v.jpg2017-01-22T14:40:00.000Z... really obsessed!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04qcw8r
Sophie Ellis-Bextor is obsessed with Grease...
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor talks to Jo Whileyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fpk8b.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fpk8b.jpg2016-11-11T09:30:00.000ZSophie Ellis-Bextor tells Jo Whiley some funny stories from her 20 year career.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04fy7yj
Sophie Ellis-Bextor talks to Jo Whiley
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Murder on the Dance Floorhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fmmqy.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04fmmqy.jpg2016-11-08T16:41:37.000ZFilmed live on The Quay Sessions.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04flntb
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Murder on the Dance Floor
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Wild Forever (The Quay Sessions)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04f1w02.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04f1w02.jpg2016-11-03T16:20:23.000ZSophie Ellis-Bextor performs live on The Quay Sessions with Roddy Harthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04f1zfh
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Wild Forever (The Quay Sessions)
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor: “I prefer the beginning bit of Strictly, it’s charming…”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bq6fy.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04bq6fy.jpg2016-10-11T15:30:00.000ZSophie Ellis-Bextor talks about making her new album Familiahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04bq6h1
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: “I prefer the beginning bit of Strictly, it’s charming…”
- "We were back in our kitchen by midnight!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p044bw58.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p044bw58.jpg2016-08-11T13:47:00.000ZSinger Sophie Ellis-Bextor on why being married to a pilot comes in handy after a concerthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p044bw7t
"We were back in our kitchen by midnight!"
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor talks Strictly and being a DJ with Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02dxmt1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02dxmt1.jpg2014-12-09T16:54:00.000ZSophie talks about her New Year's Eve Show on Radio 2 and the Strictly Christmas Special.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02dxnks
Sophie Ellis-Bextor talks Strictly and being a DJ with Steve Wright
- Sophie Ellis Baxter live in the Teepee at Radio 2 in Hyde Parkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p026qlvb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p026qlvb.jpg2014-09-15T11:27:00.000ZSophie Ellis Baxter performs live in the Teepee at Radio 2 in Hyde Park.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p026qmrf
Sophie Ellis Baxter live in the Teepee at Radio 2 in Hyde Park
- Sophie Ellis Bextor joins Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01x8240.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01x8240.jpg2014-04-11T10:30:00.000ZJo and Steve have Sophie Ellis-Bextor singing a special cover to end Britpop season.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01x8245
Sophie Ellis Bextor joins Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq in the studio
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rdmv4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rdmv4.jpg2014-02-02T15:10:00.000ZSophie Ellis-Bextor performed her new single Young Blood and the classic Murder on the Dancefloor for Weekend Wogan.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01rdv37
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Live in Session
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