Grammy-nominated musician, Sophie Xeon dies aged 34 after ‘sudden accident’
Sophie Xeon ,the Grammy-nominated Scottish musician whose high-intensity electronic productions
pushed the boundaries of 21st-century pop, has died aged 34. Sophie’s management confirmed
that the artist died around 4 am at home in Athens, “following a sudden accident
The statement read: “It is with profound sadness that I have to inform you that musician and producer
SOPHIE passed away this morning around 4am in Athens, where the artist had been living, following
a sudden accident. “At this time respect and privacy for the family is our priority.
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“We would also ask for respect for her fanbase, and to treat the private nature of this news with sensitivity.”
Statement said the producer was “a pioneer of a new sound, one of the most influential artists in the
last decade. Not only for ingenious production and creativity but also for the message and visibility
that was achieved. An icon of liberation.”
Sophie’s UK label Transgressive added: “True to her spirituality she had climbed up to watch the full moon
and accidentally slipped and fell. She will always be here with us.”
Sophie Xeon was born and raised in Glasgow, United Kingdom, and released debut single Nothing More
to Say in 2013. Sophie broke through to a wider audience with another release that year, Bipp,
and a subsequent run of acclaimed singles were compiled in 2015 on Product.
Sophie had worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX. Her friends have taken to social media
to pay tribute to the late star.