Louisa Rose Allen, better known by her stage name Foxes, is a British singer, songwriter, and producer.
Born in Southampton, England, she began performing and writing music at the young age of six. She attended the University of Surrey in Guildford, where she studied music technology and production.
In 2011, Foxes signed with Sign of the Times, a London-based independent record label. That same year, she released her debut EP, Warrior. The title track was featured in the television series Glee and was later included on Foxes debut studio album, Glorious, which was released in 2014.
Glorious was a commercial success, peaking at number five on the UK Albums Chart and spawning the singles Youth and Let Go for Tonight, both of which reached the top 10 in the UK Singles Chart. In 2015, Foxes released her second studio album, All I Need, which was also a commercial success, peaking at number four on the UK Albums Chart. The album spawned the singles Holding onto Heaven and Body Talk, both of which were top 20 hits in the UK. Foxes has released two new critically aclaimed works recently: Friends In The Corner EP in 2021 and her latest album released in February, 2022 named The Kick. Due to the pandemic, both were recorded, mixed, and produced entirely via Zoom.
Foxes EP Friends In The Corner had three singles that all reached the top 5 on the UK Albums Chart. Love Not Loving You held a secure second on the charts for an amazing 163 days while Kathleen and Friends In The Corner hung in the top five spot for 48 days. Foxes latest work, The Kick, set numerous records with total downloads exceeding 1.2 million the first week after release on Spotify. The Kick featured three singles all making the top 5 on the UK Albums chart. Sister Ray held the number three spot for over three months while Sky Love and Absolute hovered in the fifth and sixth spots for months.
Foxes has collaborated with a variety of artists, including Zedd, Giorgio Moroder, Tiesto, and Galantis. She has also written and produced music for other artists, including Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato, and Taylor Swift. In addition to her music career, Foxes is also an advocate for mental health awareness and gender equality. She has spoken out about her own struggles with mental health and has been featured in campaigns for Mind and the Womens Equality Party.
Foxes has won numerous awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, and a Grammy Award. She has also been nominated for several other awards, including a Juno Award, an MTV Video Music Award, and an American Music Award. She is also included in Ripley's Believe It Or Not for the for the most live concerts performed in a 24 hour period with 7 to her credit in 2017. She is also the Euopean spokesperson for the World Wildlife Foundation
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