Grammy-nominated Scottish DJ Sophie Xeon dies at 34

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

31st Jan, 2021. 11:58 am
Sophie Xeon

Sophie Xeon, an acclaimed avant-pop producer and Grammy-nominated Scottish DJ has died at the age of 34.

According to a statement by the artist’s label has confirmed that Sophie breathed her last at around 4 am at home in Athens.

The statement added, “following a sudden accident. At this time respect and privacy for the family is our priority. We would also ask for respect for her fanbase, and to treat the private nature of this news with sensitivity.”

The Glasgow-born Sophie Xeon, came to prominence with tracks including Bipp and Lemonade and was widely recognised for experimenting with 21st century pop.

Sophie received a nomination for best dance/electronic album at the 2019 Grammys with debut studio album Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides, and produced for acts such as Madonna and Charli XCX.

During a red carpet interview at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, Sophie confirmed work on a remix album on alternative versions of Sophie’s Grammy-nominated debut album Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides.

In July 2019, the remix album was announced as part of an exclusive 3-CD set that includes the original Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides album as well as a clutch bag featuring its artwork. The remix album was later released as two videos on YouTube on 29 July.

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