Alexandra Ashley Hughes, known by her stage name Allie X, is a Canadain singer-songwriter. Allie X has an interest in classical piano and musical theater at a young age. Allie X continued her music career after moving to Los Angeles in 2013. Allie X achieved worldwide success following the release of her debut single, “Catch”. The single peaked at number 55 on the Candian Hot 100. In 2015, Allie X released her debut EP, CollXtion I and her debut studio album, CollXtion II in 2017.
Alexandra began her career under the name of Allie Hughes in Toronto. Alexandra’s music was heavily influenced by indie pop, jazz, and EDM. In 2006 Alexandra released her first album, Waiting for the Prize. Alexandra released two more albums before her move to Los Angeles. Once in L.A., Alexandra became a full-time songwriter but didn’t forget her solo career. Her first EP, CollXtion was well received throughout the music community. The EP was released in 2015 which rose in the music charts. After the release of the album, Allie X went on a limited city tour with stops all over North America in support of the album. Allie X supported Australian singer Troye Sivan on the North American part of his tour in 2016. In late 2015, Allie X announced she was working on a new project to be released early 2016.
In February 2016, Allie X released a new single titled “Old Habits Die Hard” from her upcoming new project. Throughout the course of the summer, Allie X released singles and demos for her collection titled CollXtion: Unsolved. The project was a prequel to her debut studio album, to be released in 2017. Allie X announced a release date for June in February 2017 for her debut album. Allie X released “Paper Love” the lead single from the upcoming album. CollXtion II was released June 9, 2017, under Twin Music Records.
Tuesday, August 29th
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