Who is Freya Ridings? 'Lost Without You' singer's age, new album, famous father and more facts

16 December 2018, 11:16 | Updated: 16 December 2018, 11:21

By Tom Eames

Freya Ridings is one of the most promising young singer-songwriters from the UK right now.

You've probably heard her huge single 'Lost Without You', and here's a quick guide to the talented star:

  1. Who is Freya Ridings?

    Freya Ridings
    Picture: Good Soldier Songs

    Raised in London, Freya Ridings is a singer-songwriter who has begun to receive critical acclaim and interest in the past couple of years.

    After releasing her first live album in September 2017, Freya went on her first full headline tour in the UK later that year.

    She also spent a large chunk of 2017 supporting the likes of Tears for Fears, Tash Sultana, and Lewis Capaldi.

    She attended the BRIT School from the age of 16, following in the footsteps of past alumni including Adele, Leona Lewis and Amy Winehouse.

  2. Freya Ridings songs: What music has she released so far?

    Freya Ridings has released a handful of songs online so far, including:

    - 'Blackout'
    - 'Maps' (a cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs song)
    - 'Lost Without You'
    - 'Ultraviolet'

    She released her first live album - Live at St Pancras Old Church - in 2017, followed by Live at Omeara earlier this year. Watch her performance of 'Lost Without You' from the latter above.

    'Lost Without You' is said to be about "an intense, regretful moment that changed her life". The song reached the UK top 10 in November 2018.

  3. Freya Ridings new album: When will she release her debut album?

    Freya will release her self-titled debut album on May 31, 2019.

    It is produced by Greg Kurstin, who has previously worked with the likes of Adele and Lily Allen.

  4. Freya Ridings age: How old is she?

    Freya Ridings was born on April 19, 1994. She celebrated her 24th birthday in 2018.

    She was raised in North London, and grew up in Palmers Green. She is the daughter of actor and musician Richard Ridings. Richard has appeared in many TV and movies over the years, and currently voices Daddy Pig in Peppa Pig.