Scottish digital pop producer Sophie has died on the age of 34 in a “terrible accident”, the artist’s report label mentioned 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 up to watch the full moon and accidentally slipped and fell.
“She’s going to at all times be right here with us. The household thank everybody for his or her love and help and request privateness at this devastating time,” the statement on Twitter added.
The producer, also known as Sophie Xeon, released her debut single, Nothing More to Say in 2013.
Her debut Album Oil of Every Pearly’s Un-Insides, released in 2018, was met with widespread critical success and nominated for a Grammy for best dance/electronic album.
The transgender artist spoke about gender identity in a 2018 interview with the US magazine Paper.
“For me, transness is taking management to carry your physique extra according to your soul and spirit so the 2 aren’t combating towards one another and struggling to outlive,” she said.
Sophie co-wrote Madonna’s 2015 single Bitch I’m Madonna and worked Charli XCX on the EP Vroom Vroom and the single 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 towards the slender, normative society by being an absolute triumph, each as an artist and as a girl,” the singer said.
“I am unable to consider she is gone. We have to honour and respect her reminiscence and legacy. Cherish the pioneers.”