(born 9 December 1977 in the London Borough of Havering
) is a Grammy nominated English singer and songwriter from Romford
. She is known for her work as part of Frou Frou
and for her 2006 solo record Speak for Yourself
, which she wrote, produced and mixed. In 2006, Heap was nominated for two Grammy Awards
. She has produced three solo albums, the latest of which is 2009's Ellipse
which was an immediate North American chart success.