Eleanor Fletcher

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Eleanor Fletcher
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Born (1990-09-30) September 30, 1990 (age 31)
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
EducationMusic Technology and production
Alma materAcademy of Contemporary Music
OccupationSinger-songwriter
Years active2010-present

Eleanor Fletcher (born 30th September 1990) is a British singer-songwriter. She is a member of Crystal Fighters, an English-Spanish electronic music band formed in 2007.

Early life and education

Fletcher was born into a creative family, her mother was a ballet dancer and her grandfather a Violinist and composer. When she was 14 years old, Fletcher moved from a small town in Shropshire to London to pursue her education at Sylvia Young Theatre School while simultaneously studying Music Production and Technology part time. At 16 years old she moved into a small studio apartment in Kingston Upon Thames where she began teaching singing lessons whilst further developing her music production skills. In 2007 she attended ‘Abingdon and Witney College’ studying Music Technology.[1][2]

Later, she enrolled at the Academy of Contemporary Music based in London, graduating in 2012 with a degree in Music Technology and production.[3][4]

Career

Fletcher started her career in 2010 when she began performing with Crystal Fighters. Her debut performance at ‘Reading and Leeds Festival’ after meeting and auditioning for them just the day before.[5]

In 2014, Fletcher created her darker alter-ego Kyiki and gained acclaim across notable blogs such as Wonderland Magazine, i_D Magazine, Line of Best Fit and various other media outlets which then led her to Los Angeles to work with producer ‘Alexdakid’ (Imagine Dragons/Eminem). That same year she worked with DJ/Producer Moon Boots releasing the single ‘Don’t Ask Why’ on C2C Records.

In 2017, Fletcher opened her music studio, Studio 6816, in Los Angeles where she worked with various artists and producers such as ‘Vic Mensa’ and began creating another alter-ego, ‘Eleanor K’, taking a more alternative direction musically.[6]

In 2019 she provided vocals for Matthew Murphy’s (The Wombats) solo project, ‘Love Fame Tragedy).[7][8][9]

Fletcher also worked alongside US cult rapper Vic Mensa in his debut album, where she provided her vocals. Throughout her career, Fletcher has performed at Glastonbury, Coachella, Reading and Leeds Festival, Wilderness Festival, BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, Live at Abbey Road, and Live with Jools Holland.[10]

Discography

S.No. Year Album Artist
1 2010 Star of Love Crystal Fighters
2 2013 Cave Rave Crystal Fighters
3 2013 I’m Leaving Crystal Fighters
4 2016 Everything is my Family Crystal Fighters
5 2018 Hypnotic Sun Crystal Fighters
6 2019 Gaia & Friends Crystal Fighters
7 2019 By Your Side Crystal Fighters
8 2019 Metaphysical Vic Mensa
9 2020 Please Don’t Murder Me Love Fame Tragedy

In the media

        

References

  1. "ALBUM REVIEW: Love Fame Tragedy makes music for living with 'Wherever I Go, I Want to Leave'". RIFF Magazine. 10 July 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  2. "tmrw | First Listen: Love Fame Tragedy – Body Parts". tmrw. 19 November 2019. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  3. "eleanor fletcher — MUSIC". Ultra5280. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  4. Schmitt, Tyler. "Love Fame Tragedy previews EP with new song 'Riding a Wave'". Variance Magazine. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  5. "backstage". Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  6. "submit hub". www.submithub.com. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  7. "The Wombats' Murph announces debut solo album as Love Fame Tragedy | NME". NME | Music, Film, TV, Gaming & Pop Culture News. 17 June 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  8. "Love Fame Tragedy ponders modern day escapism on '5150'". Vanyaland. 22 June 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  9. "ALBUM REVIEW: Love Fame Tragedy makes music for living with 'Wherever I Go, I Want to Leave'". RIFF Magazine. 10 July 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  10. "bbc uk". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 29 January 2021.

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