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Little Boots
Background information
Birth name Victoria Hesketh
Born 4 May 1984 (1984-05-04) (ageĀ 36)
Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Origin Thornton, Lancashire, England, UK
Genres electropop, synthpop
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, piano, Tenori-on, stylophone
Labels IAMSOUND, Sixsevenine, Atlantic, Elektra

Victoria Christina Hesketh (born 4 May 1984), also known by her stage name Little Boots, is an English pop singer. She auditioned for the ITV Talent competition Pop Idol when she was sixteen. Afterwards she went on tour in Europe with a jazz group. Then she became the lead singer for a band called Dead Disco. After that, she started a solo career.

Little Boots' stage name is from a movie called Caligula. A friend gave her the nickname. She has been compared to other female pop singers like Lady Gaga, Ladyhawke, Florence and the Machine and La Roux. Little Boots got a lot of attention in January 2009 when she came top of a list called the BBC Sound of Music 2009 poll. She also got a BRIT critics choice award nomination that has brought her mainstream media attention.

Her first album, Hands, was released on the 8 June 2009. It got to #5 in the UK Albums Chart. Her second album, Nocturnes, was released on the 5 May 2013. Her highest charting single so far is "Remedy". As a musician Little Boots sings and plays the keyboard, piano, stylophone and a Japanese electronic instrument, called a Tenori-on.


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