Imogen Heap

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Imogen Heap
Imogen Heap at Birmingham Academy 2006.jpg
Background information
Birth nameImogen Jennifer Jane Heap
Born (1977-12-09) 9 December 1977 (age 40)
OriginHavering, London, England
GenresElectronica, alternative, indie, synthpop,[1] folktronica, ambient, dream pop, rock
OccupationsMusician, singer, songwriter, visual artist
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, array mbira, cello, clarinet, guitar, drums, keytar, nail violin, vocal percussion, synthesizer, sampler, organ, Hang, vocoder
Years active1997–present
LabelsAlmo Sounds (1998–2001)
Megaphonic (2005–present)
RCA Victor (2006–present)
Associated actsFrou Frou
Urban Species
IAMX
MIKA

Imogen Jennifer Jane Heap (born 9 December 1977 in the London Borough of Havering)[2] is a Grammy Award-winning English singer, composer and songwriter. She is known for her work as part of the musical duo Frou Frou.

She has collaborated with many artist including Jeff Beck, Acacia, Frou Frou, Britney Spears and others.

Imogen produced "Ellipse" in her old family house. She recorded the production of it into a movie called "The story of Ellipse: Everything in between". In 2010 she, along with Thomas Ermacora, founded "Bubbletank". It has produced the "Live 4 X" charity events and the crowd-sourced orquestal film "Love The Earth".

She is producing her 4th solo album called "The Heapsongs". All of the tracks are being released when they are finished.

Imogen Heap and Frou Frou songs have been in various TV shows, movies, advertisements, and marching band productions, notably including CSI, The OC, SNL, Garden State, and So You Think You Can Dance.

Discography[change | change source]

Frou Frou[change | change source]

  • Details (2002 • Island Records/MCA/Universal) (UK: #128)
  • "Breathe In" (single) (2002 • Island Records/Universal) (UK: #44)
  • "It's Good to be in Love" (single) (2002 • Island Records/Universal)
  • "Must be Dreaming" (single) (2002 • Island Records/Universal)
  • "Let Go" (Promotional single)

Guest appearances[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. A Universe of Artists Who Create Their Own Sound Worlds The New York Times 10 December 2006
  2. Rigby, Tony (10 February 2006). "Imogen Heap, Scala, London". The Independent. Retrieved 17 March 2009.