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    Sia

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    Genre:Indie, Alternative, Pop
    Rank:17 history »
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    4.4/5 from 37 users
    Albums:11
    Songs:140

    Most Popular Songs (more)

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    33 4.5/5
    Cheap Thrills lyrics
    Sia
    2
    85 4.2/5
    Cheap Thrills lyrics
    Sia feat. Sean Paul
    3
    87 4.6/5
    Bang My Head lyrics
    David Guetta feat. Fetty Wap and Sia
    4
    94 4.6/5
    Titanium lyrics
    David Guetta feat. Sia
    5
    128 4.6/5
    Chandelier lyrics
    6
    292 4.7/5
    Elastic Heart lyrics
    7
    845 4.8/5
    Unforgettable (from "Finding Dory") lyrics
    8
    1,017 4.9/5
    Unstoppable lyrics
    9
    1,133 4.4/5
    Wolves lyrics
    Kanye West feat. Sia and Vic Mensa
    10
    1,730 4.8/5
    Bird Set Free lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1
    12 4.3/5
    This Is Acting [2016]
    2
    143 4.7/5
    1000 Forms Of Fear [2014]
    3
    1,253 3.0/5
    We Are Born [2010]
    4
    1,403
    1000 Forms of Fear (Deluxe Version) [2014]
    5
    1,654
    The We Meaning You Tour - Live At The Roundhouse [2010]
    6
    1,956
    Colour The Small One [2004]
    7
    3,050 4.0/5
    Healing Is Difficult [2001]
    8
    4,780 4.0/5
    Some People Have Real Problems [2008]
    9
    5,413
    Best Of... [2012]
    10Lady Croissant [2007]

    Biography

    Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (pronounced SEE-ah) (born December 18, 1975), also simply known as Sia, is an Australian pop singer. She is noted for her work with Zero 7 and her three major label solo albums.

    Sia Furler, born in Adelaide, South Australia, was part of the Australian acid jazz formation Crisp, which released two albums entitled Word and the Deal and Delirium. Sia then later released her own solo album entitled OnlySee in 1997 on a now-defunct independent record label.

    Furler did not achieve commercial success until her move to the United Kingdom and embarkment on a solo career.[citation needed] In 2000, Sia signed to the Sony Music sub-label DancePool, whereupon she released her major-label debut, Healing Is Difficult, an eclectic mix of R&B and jazz. The album included the underground club hits "Drink to Get Drunk" (remixed by Different Gear) and "Little Man". It also featured the single "Taken for Granted", a song containing a sample from Prokofiev's Dance of the Knights. The single reached #10 in the UK singles chart during June 2000.[citation needed] Part of Sia's success can be attributed to the UK garage remix of "Little Man" by Wookie. This remix was a huge club hit which led many people to discover her who otherwise would not have.[citation needed] It still remains a popular song in nightclubs throughout the UK.

    Healing Is Difficult received wide critical acclaim and led to Furler being hailed as the next Lauryn Hill or Nelly Furtado by certain sections of the music press[citation needed]. However, following record label conflicts, Sia left Sony Music and signed with Go! Beat Records, a subsidiary of UMG.

    2003 saw Sia release an EP entitled Don't Bring Me Down. This was used as the closing title track of the French Movie 36 Quai des Orfèvres. Her second album, entitled Colour the Small One, was released in Australia and Europe the following year. This downtempo album saw Sia employ a mixture of acoustic instruments and electronic backing in her material, which led to comparisons to artists such as Dido and Sarah McLachlan.[citation needed] It featured "The Bully", which was a collaboration with American musician Beck Hansen. Two further songs were co-written and produced, but have yet to be released. Colour the Small One, though, spawned the singles "Breathe Me" and "Where I Belong". The latter track was earmarked to appear on the soundtrack of the film Spider-Man 2, but owing to a record label conflict, its inclusion was withdrawn. In anticipation of this notable inclusion, the single of "Where I Belong" was packaged with a cover featuring Sia dressed in a Spider-Man costume.

    In early 2005, Sia parted company with Go! Beat Records, disappointed at the company's poor promotion of the album, and the failure of the label's U.S. counterpart to pick up the record. Meanwhile, "Breathe Me" was beginning to receive international notice with appearances on the series finale the U.S. HBO television series Six Feet Under and the broadcast of the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The track had been licensed to Astralwerks (which also produces the Six Feet Under soundtracks), and based on positive feedback, the full license of Colour the Small One was picked up by Astralwerks and given an American release in early 2006.

    Sia toured the U.S. throughout 2006, promoting the album and cross-promoting the Six Feet Under season five DVD release. The re-released 2006 U.S. album features four bonus tracks — "Broken Biscuit" (from the Don't Bring Me Down EP), "Sea Shells" (the B-side to "Breathe Me" in the UK) and two remixes of "Breathe Me" by Four Tet and Ulrich Schnauss.

    In addition to her solo career, Furler provided vocals for Zero 7 on their hit singles "Destiny" and "Distractions" from their debut album Simple Things. Zero 7's second album, When It Falls, featured Sia voicing "Somersault" and "Speed Dial No. 2". A third album, The Garden (released May 2006), found six contributions from Furler, with two ("Throw It All Away" and "You're My Flame") released as singles in the UK and North America.

    Sia recorded a cover version of Radiohead's "Paranoid Android", which appeared on the tribute album Exit Music: Songs with Radio Heads in 2006. The song appeared in an episode of teen drama The O.C.. The album also included covers by artists such as Mark Ronson, Matthew Herbert and Cinematic Orchestra.

    On November 25, 2005, Sia recorded a duet with singer Katie Noonan, a member of Brisbane-based band George. The song, entitled "Sweet One", was supposed to be included on the respective artists' solo albums in 2007 but has not appeared on the track listings of either albums, either Sia's Some People Have Real Problems or Noonan's Skin.

    In 2007, Sia had a prolific year in terms of releasing music, although she would not release her third full album until January 2008. On April 3, 2007, Sia's third LP (almost EP-ish) Lady Croissant was released in the U.S. It featured eight live songs and one new studio track ("Pictures"). In November 2007, Sia's four-song EP Day Too Soon was released on iTunes. It included the tracks "Day Too Soon", "Buttons", "The Girl You Lost to Cocaine", and a remix of "Day to Soon" by Mock & Toof.

    In January 2008, Sia's fourth LP (third proper), Some People Have Real Problems, was released. The expected first single is "Day Too Soon".[citation needed] A video for the song "Buttons" can be found on YouTube, as well as many other live and studio videos.

    On 8 January 2008, Sia performed "The Girl You Lost to Cocaine" on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. The song has also been remixed by the likes of Sander van Doorn and Stonebridge. The Sander van Doorn remix is a hit in the Netherlands, residing at the #11 spot in the Dutch Single Charts.

    Sia performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in January 2008. She and the band wore glow-in-the-dark costumes. She performed the songs "Buttons" and "Breathe Me".

    In 2008, Sia talked about her bisexuality in interviews with Scotland on Sunday and AfterEllen.com saying, "I've always been open about it. People are making a fuss of it now because I'm getting successful."

    She features on Australian Indie artist Lior's single "I'll forget You."

    She recently recorded her own version of Britney Spears' "Gimme More".




    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sia_Furler

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       Olivia_Ka says:
      024-03-2016 04:01
       
      Wait a minute! "Freeze You Out" is NOT on this album? You are joking. It was released by Marina Kaye first, but the original songwriter, Sia, covered it later. I would like to hear Sia's version, please.
       Olivia_Ka says:
      020-10-2015 18:51
       
      Lol! I've heard it was Adele's new single, not Sia's. Because the latter wrote this song for the former.
       RaedAssaf says:
      016-05-2015 22:05
       
      Love it!!!
       Olivia_Ka says:
      013-11-2013 13:35
       
      David & Sia's second collaboration after "Titanium". That's my favourite single from this album.
       Jay_Bear says:
      012-11-2013 19:45
       
      very wonderful song, in the end it made my 10.49 (ty F.Y.E. VIP for 3 bucks off coupon) i put into Deluxe Edition purchase all worth it, for so many people need something like this song. personal experience i have a couple people ive had in my life that could have used these lyrics; who knows if things could have gone differently. they may be gone but will never be forgotten.

      Thanks Em/Slim for another crazy-sick album with kickass tracks. once again showing us why you are the "Rap God" this time around harder than ever
       DareMe says:
      026-08-2013 19:25
       
      Great song, but why is there a picture of Bob Sinclar where it's supposed to be a picture of David Guetta..?? O.o
       Olivia_Ka says:
      024-08-2013 01:45
       
      @ Sia
      Aren't you tired of Sia as a songwriter for the likes of Ne-Yo, Rihanna ? She'd better sing her lyrics herself.
       AchillesAnon says:
      028-07-2013 03:28
       
      I like it!
       Silmarile says:
      022-02-2013 02:21
       
      Wow, another thrilling collaboration between Sia and Guetta. Love this track.
       Silmarile says:
      021-02-2013 20:05
       
      What a terrific song and video. So Gothic in that the vicious monsters are the human hunters instead of the wolf herself. The world needs wolves.
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