Imogen Jennifer Jane Heap ( born 9 December 1977 in the London Borough of Havering) is a Grammy Award-winning English singer, composer and songwriter from Havering, London. She is known for her work as part of the musical duo Frou Frou and her solo albums, which she writes, produces, and mixes. She has produced three solo albums, the latest of which is 2009's Ellipse, which was a North American chart success and earned Heap two Grammy nominations, winning Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. For her solo work (as well as her work with Frou Frou and Acacia), Heap plays heavily produced and arranged singer-songwriter pop incorporating elements of rock, dance and electronica. As a guest player and collaborator she has played rock (Jeff Beck), hip-hop (Urban Species) and theatre/film music. A skilled multi-instrumentalist, Heap extensively uses manipulated electronic sounds as an integral part of her music.
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