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 16 September 2008 with Verve Forecast Records in the US 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 1 More Event
Naess wrote on her MySpace blog in January 2010 that she is pregnant, taking a break from music, and has "never been happier".


2016 41 Years Old In June 2016 Naess announced her first live shows since 2010 to be held in New York City in October 2016.
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