Career[change | change source]
At first, Daughter was just a name for the music of singer Elena Tonra. Then Tonra met guitarist Igor Haefeli and drummer Remi Aguilella at London's the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance and made Daughter a band. Haefeli is Tonra's boyfriend. In April 2011 they released their first EP, His Young Heart. On October 2 2011 their second EP was released by Communion Records. In 2012 they were signed to the British record label 4AD. Daughter's first single "Smother" was released in 2012. "Youth" was played in UK drama Skins in the eighth episode of series six and in Grey's Anatomy and Mistresses.
In March 2013 Daughter's first album If You Leave was released by 4AD. It got mostly good reviews.
On 28 October 2013 the fourth single was released from If You Leave, "Amsterdam".
In December 2013 NME put If You Leave on their list of 50 Best Albums Of 2013.