Scottish digital pop producer Sophie has died on the age of 34 in a “terrible accident”, the artist’s file label stated in an announcement on Saturday.
The Glasgow-born producer was nominated for a Grammy for her debut studio album in 2019 and collaborated with Madonna and the British singer Charli XCX.
“Tragically our beautiful Sophie passed away this morning after a terrible accident,” the assertion from UK music label Transgressive learn.
“True to her spirituality she had climbed as much as watch the total moon and by accident slipped and fell.
“She will always be here with us. The family thank everyone for their love and support and request privacy at this devastating time,” the assertion on Twitter added.
The producer, often known as Sophie Xeon, launched her debut single, Nothing Extra to Say in 2013.
Her debut Album Oil of Each Pearly’s Un-Insides, launched in 2018, was met with widespread important success and nominated for a Grammy for greatest dance/digital album.
The transgender artist spoke about gender identification in a 2018 interview with the US journal Paper.
“For me, transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren’t fighting against each other and struggling to survive,” she stated.
Sophie co-wrote Madonna’s 2015 single Bitch I am Madonna and labored Charli XCX on the EP Vroom Vroom and the only After The Afterparty.
The French singer and songwriter Christine and the Queens paid tribute to the Sophie on Twitter calling her a “visionary”.
“She rebelled against the narrow, normative society by being an absolute triumph, both as an artist and as a woman,” the singer stated.
“I can’t believe she is gone. We need to honour and respect her memory and legacy. Cherish the pioneers.”