After winning hearts in the last part of the 2010s with her runner up finish on The X Factor, English vocalist/musician Fleur East started off professional career with her debut , 2015's Love, Sax and Flashbacks, a profound mix of R&B and dance-pop like Rita Ora and Fifth Harmony and influenced by Michael Jackson and Rihanna.
Rising up out of Walthamstow, East entered twice in the singing competition. Her first appearance was in 2005 as a member of the young all female group Addictiv Ladies. Notwithstanding an early end, she adhered to music and would make another X Factor entry 10 years after the fact. Meanwhile, she went to Queen Mary University in London, focusing on journalism and contemporary history. She got contracted with Strictly Rhythm in 2012 and delivered the She EP, which included Frank Ocean and Lorde covers. On season 11 of The X Factor, East positioned second to champ Ben Haenow, performing a remarkable interpretation of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' viral 2015 hit "Uptown Funk." After the show's finale, she signed with Simon Cowell's Syco Music and started recording her most memorable full-length album. Late 2015 saw the arrival of the U.K. Top Three lead single "Sax," a horn-heavy throwback combination of peak-era Michael Jackson and "Uptown" funk.. Her debut,* Love, Sax and Flashbacks*, was delivered in December of that year and topped in the Top 20 all through the U.K. Before long, East endorsed with Columbia Records.
Before the release of her follow-up, she featured on an reality tv series, which finished around time that East pushed the main single free from her sophomore album, "Most loved Thing."