Leona Naess

Born Jul 31, 1974

Leona Kristina Naess (born July 31, 1974) is a British singer-songwriter of Swedish-Norwegian parentage. She released her debut album, Comatised, in March 2000, which produced the single "Charm Attack".

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1974 Birth Born on July 31, 1974.
1982 7 Years Old Naess was 7 years old when her parents divorced in 1982. … Read More


1986 11 Years Old Her father married American entertainer Diana Ross in 1986 and had two boys, Ross and Evan. … Read More
1987 12 Years Old The first song she learned to play was "The Cross" by Prince from the 1987 album Sign "O" the Times. … Read More
1993 18 Years Old She appeared on a reality TV show on Channel 4 in 1993 called The Next Big Thing. … Read More


1998 23 Years Old Naess began work on her first album in 1998, which was completed in June 1999. … Read More
2000 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She released her debut album, Comatised, in March 2000, which produced the single "Charm Attack" (Adult Top 40 #29). … Read More
2002 27 Years Old In 2002, Naess recorded backing vocals on Counting Crows album Hard Candy, primarily on the song "Black and Blue". … Read More
2003 28 Years Old Naess lives in New York City and frequently travels back to London. She was engaged to singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, but the engagement ended in 2003.
2004 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, her song "Calling" was featured on the soundtrack to Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.


2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Naess released a fourth album, Thirteens, on September 16, 2008 with Verve Forecast Records in the U.S. The title refers to thirteen lo-fi home-recorded albums that Naess created over approximately two years before the album's release, although Naess has stated that the title has another meaning, which is a secret. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old Naess wrote on her MySpace blog in January 2010 that she is pregnant, taking a break from music, and has "never been happier". … Read More
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