In 1997 IMBRUGLIA exploded onto the scene with her debut single "Torn
." Produced by former Cure
member Phil Thornalley
and written by Ednaswap
, the single spent a total of 14 weeks at number one, sold over a million copies, and broke the record for most airplay in U.K. history. Torn
would make IMBRUGLIA an overnight pop sensation in the U.K., Australia, and the U.S. Her debut album, Left of the Middle
, supported by the success of Torn
and it's second single "Smoke
," would go on to sell an unprecedented 7+ Million copies, the highest sales figure ever for the debut of an Australian born female solo Artist.
Her fame throughout Europe would only continue to grow with the release of her albums White lilies Island
and Counting Down the Days
. The critically acclaimed albums featured the commercially successful singles "That Day
" and "Shiver
," The latter of which was nominated for the Ivor Novello Award in the PRS most-performed work category in 2006.
Last year, IMBRUGLIA returned to the forefront of the music industry with the highly anticipated release of her fourth studio album, Male.
The album is a unique project, made up entirely of covers of songs originally made famous by world-class male musicians. The lead single "Instant Crush
" has been received incredibly well, helping the album to chart in many countries across Europe.
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