Kyla La Grange

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Kyla La Grange
Kyla La Grange.jpg
Kyla La Grange (left) performing live
Background information
Born (1986-07-25) 25 July 1986 (age 32)
Watford, England, United Kingdom
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2011–present

Kyla La Grange (born 25 July 1986) is an English singer and songwriter from Watford, England.[1]


Early life[edit]

She studied at Rickmansworth School in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire. Her mother is South African, while her father is from Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe) though both live in England. She is also of Swazi heritage.[citation needed] She achieved a 2.1 in philosophy, studying at Pembroke College, Cambridge from 2004-07.[2][3] In June 2012, Kyla headlined the Guardian New Band of the Day gig.[4]

Ashes (2011-2012)[edit]

Her debut album Ashes was produced by Brett Shaw at 123 Studios in East London, with two tracks produced by Marky Bates and was released on 30 July 2012. All the songs on the album were written by La Grange, except "Love You Better" which is a cover of The Maccabbes song from the album Wall of Arms. "Been Better", "Heavy Stone", "Vampire Smile" and "Walk Through Walls" were released as singles. In addition to these singles, "I Could Be" was released as an iTunes Free Single of the Week in August 2012.

Cut Your Teeth (2014)[edit]

La Grange's second studio album, entitled Cut Your Teeth was released on 2 June 2014 and was preceded by an eponymous single and a second single "The Knife". The album explores minimalistic Electronica music produced by electronic producer Jakwob.

TBA (2015-present)[edit]

In 2015, she released two new singles called "So Sweet" and "Skin". She released a song called "Hummingbird" in late April 2016, and another, "Justify", in December 2016.

Kyla provided backing vocals on Jinnwoo's debut album 'Strangers Bring Me No Light', released in September 2016.



Title Album details
Cut Your Teeth


Year Single Peak positions Album
Mix Show
2011 "Walk Through Walls" Ashes
"Been Better"
"Heavy Stone"
2012 "Vampire Smile"
2014 "Cut Your Teeth" 12 21 39 50 69 15 Cut Your Teeth
"The Knife"
2015 "So Sweet" TBA
2016 "Hummingbird"
2017 "Love Harder"
"Violet Blue"


  1. ^ Lester, Paul (1 September 2011). "Emeli Sandé and the women making darkside pop". London: The Guardian.
  2. ^ "Observations One to Watch: Kyla La Grange, Singer, 25". London: Independent. 23 June 2012.
  3. ^ Katbamna, Mira (17 August 2011). "My first year at university". London: The Guardian.
  4. ^ "Kyla La Grange to headline Guardian New Band of the Day gig". London: The Guardian. 7 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Kyla La Grange discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Kyla La Grange discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Kyla La Grange discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Kyla La Grange discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Kyla La Grange discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 February 2015.

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