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Frankie Cocozza

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Frankie Cocozza
Birth name Frankie Cocozza
Born (1993-01-17) 17 January 1993 (age 22)
Origin Brighton, England
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2011– Present
Labels None

Frankie Cocozza (born 17 January 1993) is a British singer from Brighton, England. He is currently the lead singer of British Pop-Rock band The Telescreen[1]

Life and career[edit]

He was a part of The X Factor, on November 8th, 2011, Cocozza left the show, admitting his life had "gone out of control" while taking part in the show.[2] He has released 2 EPs, a sell-out tour, and is currently working on an album with his band, The Telescreen.[3]

In January 2012, months after leaving The X Factor, Cocozza became a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother (UK). He finished in second place losing out to actress and television presenter Denise Welch.

On November 5h, 2012, Cocozza released his debut EP online, which sat at the number 19 on iTunes.[4] 'She's Got A Motorcycle' was released as a single, with an accompanying video posted to YouTube. The music video shows Cocozza riding a motorcycle towards a wall of fire. The Daily Mail described it as showing his "energetic side" and receiving a "love or hate him". The single reached number 89 in the UK chart.[5]

On 21 April 2013, Cocozza released his second EP to iTunes, titled 'Embrace' which failed to chart [6]

On 13 September 2013, Cocozza and his band The Telescreen announced through their official PledgeMusic site that they were planning to release a debut album set to launch early 2014 if funding succeeded.[1] On 26 February 2014, Cocozza released his band's debut single 'Kids' online.[7]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays/EPs[edit]

Title Album details
The Motorcycle
  • Released: 5 November 2012 (iTunes)
  • Formats: Digital download
Embrace
  • Released: 21 April 2013 (iTunes)[6]
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK UK Indie Breakers
2012 "She's Got a Motorcycle" 89 17 The Motorcycle
2013 "Catastrophic Casanova"
"Embrace" Embrace

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