Arlo Parks Biography
Arlo Parks is a British Singer and composer. Anas Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho is her true name. Park is well-known for her debut studio album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, which was well-received when it was released in 2021 and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. As a result, she was nominated for the 2021 Brit Awards’ Album of the Year, Best New Artist, and Best British Female Solo Artist categories.
Arlo Parks Age
Parks was born on 9 August 2000 in London, England she is 22 years old as of 2022. Parks celebrates her birthday on 9 August every year.
Arlo Parks Height
Parks stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and has a weight of about 65 kgs.
Arlo Parks Family
Parks was born and raised in Hammersmith, West London. However, She is originally from Nigeria and holds a quarter French and a quarter Chadian ancestry. Her mother was a Parisian native. Before learning English, she became fluent in French. Parks has not disclosed her father’s identity and her siblings if she has any.
Arlo Parks Dating, Girlfriend
Parks lives in London and is openly bisexual. She is, however, not dating anyone at the moment. Arlo attended Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith and earned her A Levels at Ashbourne College in the early months of 2019. Parks stated that she spent the majority of secondary school “feeling like that black kid who couldn’t dance for shit, listening to too much emo music, and loving on some girl in her Spanish class” in the autobiographical narrative on her Spotify profile. Parks has identified Sylvia Plath, Radiohead, and Joni Mitchell as among her influences.
Arlo Parks Career
Super Sad Generation and Sophie
Parks adopted her stage name as a unique alias for herself, drawing inspiration from King Krule and Frank Ocean. She started submitting samples to BBC Music Introducing in 2018. In November 2018, she announced the release of her debut EP, Super Sad Generation, and made her solo debut by releasing the song “Cola” on Beatnik Records. According to her, the song serves as “a reminder that betrayal is inevitable when it comes to gorgeous people that think flowers solve everything,” as she said in Line of Best Fit.
After “Cola” was released, Parks joined Transgressive Records. In January 2019, Arlo debuted the lead single from her upcoming EP, Super Sad Generation. Before the whole four-track EP, Super Sad Generation was released in early April 2019, she released her third single, “Romantic Garbage,” in March. The EP was created with producer and co-writer Gianluca Buccellati in her South West London house and an Airbnb in London’s Angel neighborhood.
Parks performed her first-ever show at The Great Escape in Brighton in May 2019, then went on to perform on the BBC Music Introducing stage at Glastonbury Festival in late June 2019, as well as at Latitude Festival in July 2019. In September 2019, she set out on her first tour in support of Jordan Rakei during his UK leg. In advance of her second EP, Sophie, Parks released the tracks “George,” “Second Guessing,” “Sophie,” and “Angel’s Song” during the course of the second half of 2019. The five-track EP “oozes with the hang-ups of heartbreak and mortality; a topic that seems to overwhelm many gen-Z performers,” Sean Kerwick said in an interview with DIY.
Collapsed in Sunbeams
In February and March 2020, Parks set out on her first headline tour of Europe, but the COVID-19 epidemic prevented her from finishing it. Eugene and “Black Dog,” two of Parks’ tracks from May 2020 that were warmly appreciated during the COVID-19 lockdown and the latter of which was chosen as BBC Radio 1’s Tune of the Week, were released. In late July 2020, Parks graced the front cover of NME. After losing the same award to Georgia the year before, she took home the AIM Independent Music Award for One to Watch in 2020 in August of that year. Following the AIM Awards ceremony, Parks and Moses Boyd appeared on the front cover of Music Week for the magazine’s indie takeover special. Collapsed in Sunbeams, Parks’ debut album, was released on January 29, 2022.
Further, Parks performed “Caroline” on The Graham Norton Show on February 12, 2021. She was the featured guest on Jools Holland’s BBC program on February 19, 2021. Parks received the Breakthrough Artist Award at the 2021 Brit Awards on May 11. Collapsed in Sunbeams won the Hyundai Mercury Prize for Album of the Year on September 9. “We chose an artist with a singular voice who uses lyrics of amazing beauty… and connects intimately with her generation as she does,” judge Annie MacManus stated upon announcing the winner.
Following her Collapsed in Sunbeams tour, Parks has appeared as Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, and Clairo’s opening act in 2022. At the Glastonbury Festival, 2022 on June 25, 2022, Parks gave a 53-minute set on The Park Stage before performing “Graceland Too” with Phoebe Bridgers later that day. Parks was chosen to read Once Upon a Rhythm by James Carter for the CBeebies Bedtime Story during Glastonbury.
Arlo Parks Salary
Parks earns an average salary of $60,000 annually.
Arlo Parks’ Net Worth
Parks has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a singer and songwriter.
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