Sophie Frances Cooke, better known as just Frances, is a singer/songwriter from Newbury, Berkshire, England. The 23-year-old studied music at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, perfecting her violin and piano skills, and developing her melodic voice. She released her first EP in 2014 on the French label, Kitsuné. She released her EP, Grow, in July of 2015 on Communion Records, and then in September of 2015 she released her EP, Let It Out. In late 2015 she was Nominated for the 2016 BRIT Awards and BBC Sound of 2016.