Lily Allen Biography
Lily Allen, born as Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter. She began performing at the age of 15 when she dropped out of school. She made some of her recordings public on MySpace in 2005, resulting into airplay on BBC Radio 1 and a contract with Regal Recordings.
Her first official single was “Smile” and it reached number one on the UK Singles Chart in July 2006. Her debut record, Alright, Still, was well received, selling over 2.6 million copies worldwide and brought Allen a nomination at the Grammy Awards, Brit Awards and MTV Video Music Awards. Soon she began hosting her own talk show, Lily Allen and Friends, on BBC Three.
Allen’s second studio album, It’s Not Me, It’s You, has a genre shift with a more electropop feel rather than the ska and reggae influences of the first one. It reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and the Australian ARIA Charts and was well received by critics, noting the singer’s musical evolution and maturity. It comprised of the hit singles “The Fear” and “Fuck You”. The album’s success led her to receive a Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist at the 2010 Brit Awards.
In 2009, she announced her hiatus from musical activities in 2011, she launched her own record label. She announced the beginning of work on her third studio album in 2013, which was later titled Sheezus, and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. Allen’s fourth album, No Shame, was released on 8 June 2018.
Lily Allen Age
The songstress was born on 2 May 1985 in Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom. She is 33 years old as of 2018.
Lily Allen Dad | Family
Her father is Keith Howell Charles Allen, a Welsh actor, comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, artist, author, and television presenter and film producer Alison Owen. She has three siblings: brother Alfie Allen and sisters Sarah Owen, Gala Talbott and Rebecca Allen.
Lily Allen Brother
Her brother, Alfie Allen, is an actor who is popularly known for his role as Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series Game of Thrones. She wrote a song titled ‘Alfie’, which is about her brother. It was released as the fourth and final single from the album, on 5 March 2007. The song depicts the actor as a lazy person.
Lily Allen Husband | Sam Cooper Lily Allen
The singer began dating Ed Simons of the Chemical Brothers in September 2007. In December she announced that they were epecting a child but unfortunately she suffered a miscarriage in January 2008. Their relationship ended soon after the miscarriage.
She again began dating in July 2009. This time she was with Sam Cooper, a builder and decorator. She announced that she was expecting her first child with Cooper on 5th August 2010. The baby’s gender was confirmed to be a boy to be born in 2011. Her pregnancy experienced complications early on including “about a week and a half of really heavy bleeding.” Six months into the pregnancy, Allen contracted a viral infection which caused her to suffer a stillbirth, announced on 1 November. She was admitted to hospital for septicaemia treatment.
The couple became engaged in December 2010 and wed on 11 June 2011 at St. James church in Cranham, Gloucestershire, England. Allen was pregnant on her wedding day, a report that was confirmed by her wedding gown designer. She gave birth to her first child, Ethel, in 2011. Her second child, a daughter by the name Marnie was born in 2013, following which she experienced postnatal depression.
In June 2018, she revealed that a “friendly divorce” from Cooper had been finalised and each would share joint custody their children.
Lily Allen Children | Lily Allen Kids
The English singer has two daughters Ethel Cooper and Marnie Rose Cooper.
Lily Allen Career
At the age of 11, Racheel Santesso overheard her singing “Wonderwall” by Oasis in the school’s playground. She started giving her lunchtime singing lessons. This led to Allen singing “Baby Mine” from Disney’s Dumbo at a school concert.
She played piano to grade 5 standard and achieved Grade 8 in singing. She played violin, guitar and trumpet and was a member of a chamber choir. Her first solo was “In the Bleak Midwinter”.
In 2002, she was signed to London Records. When the executive who had signed her left, the label lost interest and she left without releasing any song. In 2005, Allen was signed to Regal Recordings; they gave her £25,000 to produce an album, though they were unable to provide much support for it due to their preoccupation with other releases.
Allen then created an account on MySpace and began posting demos that she recorded in November 2005. The demos attracted thousands of listeners, and 500 limited edition 7″ vinyl singles of “LDN” were rush-released, reselling for as much as £40. In July 2006 she released her debut album ‘Alright, Still’.
Lily Allen Albums
- 2006: Alright, Still
- 2009: It’s Not Me, It’s You
- 2014: Sheezus
- 2018: No Shame
Lily Allen New Album – No Shame
Her latest album is called No Shame. It is her fourth album and it was released on 8 June 2018 by Parlophone. It is an electropop album which takes influence from dancehall and reggae, and features confessional lyrics that discuss the breakdown of Allen’s marriage and friendships, maternal guilt, substance abuse, along with social and political issues. Upon release No Shame was met with generally positive reviews from music critics, who praised the album’s mature lyrical content and themes, Allen’s artistic evolution, the composition and production.
Lily Allen Sheezus
Lily Allen songs
- Fuck You
- Somewhere Only We Know
- Not Fair
- The Fear
- Hard Out Here
- Air Balloon
- Littlest Things
- Who’d Have Known
- Our Time
- As Long As I Got You
- URL Badman
- L8 CMMR
- Back To The Start
- Everyone’s At It
- Knock ‘Em Out
- Shame For You
- Not Big
- Everythings Just Wonderful
- Never Gonna Happen
- Something’s Not Right
- Nan You’re A Window Shopper
- Going To A Town
- Little Soldier
- I Could Say
- He Wasn’t There
- Heaven’s Gate (Burna Boy featuring Allen)
- Lost My Mind
- Trigger Bang
- Lost My Mind
Lily Allen Youtube
Lily Allen Not Fair
Lily Allen Alfie
Lily Allen Smile
Lily Allen Tour
|Day & Date||Venue|
|Friday 05 October 2018||The Observatory – Santa Ana, Santa Ana, CA, US|
|Friday 05 October 2018 – Sunday 07 October 2018||Austin City Limits Music Festival 2018 – Austin, TX, US|
|Saturday 06 October 2018||Fox Theater Oakland, Oakland, CA, US|
|Monday 08 October 2018||Fonda Theatre, Hollywood, CA, US|
|Wednesday 10 October 2018||Marquee Theatre, Tempe, AZ, US|
|Friday 12 October 2018 – Sunday 14 October 2018||Austin City Limits Music Festival 2018|
Zilker Park, Austin, TX, US
|Saturday 13 October 2018||House of Blues – Houston, Houston, TX, US|
|Sunday 14 October 2018||House of Blues Dallas Presented By Cricket Wireless, Dallas, TX, US|
|Tuesday 16 October 2018||House of Blues – New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, US|
|Wednesday 17 October 2018||The Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta, GA, US|
|Thursday 18 October 2018||Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, TN, US|
|Saturday 20 October 2018||Terminal 5, New York, NY, US|
|Sunday 21 October 2018||The Fillmore Silver Spring Presented By Cricket Wireless, Silver Spring, MD, US|
|Tuesday 23 October 2018||Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, US|
|Wednesday 24 October 2018||Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA, US|
|Saturday 27 October 2018||Théâtre Corona, Montreal, QC, Canada|
|Sunday 28 October 2018||Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada|
|Tuesday 30 October 2018||St. Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI, US|
|Wednesday 31 October 2018||Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL, US|
|Thursday 01 November 2018||Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MN, US|
|Saturday 03 November 2018||Summit, Denver, CO, US|
|Sunday 04 November 2018||The Complex, Salt Lake City, UT, US|
|Tuesday 06 November 2018||Roseland Theater, Portland, OR, US|
|Thursday 08 November 2018||The Showbox, Seattle, WA, US|
|Friday 09 November 2018||Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada|
|Saturday 01 December 2018||Komplex 457, Zürich, Switzerland|
|Sunday 02 December 2018||Fabrique, Milan, Italy|
|Tuesday 04 December 2018||Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin, Germany|
|Wednesday 05 December 2018||Ancienne Belgique (AB), Brussels, Belgium|
|Thursday 06 December 2018||Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany|
|Saturday 08 December 2018||Le Trianon, Paris, France|
|Sunday 09 December 2018||TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands|
|Tuesday 11 December 2018||Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland|
|Thursday 13 December 2018||Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK|
|Friday 14 December 2018||O2 Institute Birmingham, Digbeth, UK|
|Sunday 16 December 2018||Albert Hall, Manchester, UK|
|Monday 17 December 2018||Roundhouse, London, UK|
|Tuesday 18 December 2018||Roundhouse, London, UK|
|Saturday 02 February 2019||Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Tuesday 05 February 2019||Enmore Theatre, Newtown, NSW, Australia|
|Wednesday 06 February 2019||Forum Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia|
|Friday 08 February 2019||The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia|
|Tuesday 12 February 2019||Metro City, Perth, WA, Australia|
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