Siân Cross was born on a leap day, 29th February 1984. With a beautiful, affecting voice, and honest, direct lyrics, she’s one of Britain’s most exciting singing and songwriting talents.
Leap. December 1991. Siân sings in public for the first time at the Locking Primary School's Christmas show. This is the start of her love affair with performing But she develops a passion for singing that will always remain.
Leap. September 2003. During her first year of training at Bodywork Dance Company Siân was diagnosed with a tumour in her chest. She began tests at Addenbrookes Hospital. When she found it was benign, it felt like a second chance. It was then that she decided nothing was going to stop her from becoming a singer.
Leap. September 2006. Siân finishes her training and moves to London where she begins writing her own songs. Having lost her father to cancer when she was 11 she has plenty of life experience to draw on.
Leap. December 2007. An hour ago at The Royal Albert Hall; Siân Cross sang in a gospel choir in front of five and a half thousand people. At the aftershow party, she talks to Rhys Williams for the first time. Within months, they are an unstoppable songwriting team.
Leap. January 2009. Studio 2, Abbey Road. Siân has just recorded ‘As You Wish’.
Leap. July 2010. Sian gets a call the day before she’s due to sing at her best friend’s wedding. Sian finds herself without a band. With no time to loose she rings round every musician she knows... Somehow Sian manages to pull together a band from scratch. They’d never met, let alone played together. But within seconds of the first song starting, Sian knew they’d pulled it off. It was on that night; the 26th July 2010, Sian's band was formed.
Leap. Sept 2011. Siân signed with Cat Music Management . She’s back at Abbey Road, recording her first EP 'Leap Year'.
Leap. February 17th 2012. Sian holds the launch party for her debut EP and releases her first ever music video 'Alcohol'. Directed by Kim Strobl. The video hit over 2000 views on youtube in the first 2 days.
Leap. On the day of her birthday, 29th February 2012. Sian released her debut EP 'Leap Year'.
Leap. Now. Sian has spent the last month in the studio writing new material for her up and coming Album. She will be touring 'Leap Year' this summer along with the new material. For gig details please visit the 'shows' page on Sian's website. Www.siancross.co.uk. We will be updating you with all the 'Leaps' Sian takes during 2012 so keep your eyes peeled because leap she shall.