Alexander O'Connor, better known by his stage name Rex Orange County, is an English recording artist and songwriter who grew up in the village of Grayshott near Haslemere, Surrey.
"Bcos U Will Never B Free" was the debut self-produced full-length album released by Rex Orange County in 2016 on SoundCloud. In 2017 he released his second album "Apricot Princess".
Three months after the release of his second album, Rex Orange County was featured in Tyler, the Creator’s
album "Flower Boy" doing vocals and writing in songs “Boredom” and “Foreword”. Tyler picked up on O'Connor because of his debut album, reached out via SoundCloud and brought him to Los Angeles.
As of 9 May 2018, the most popular track by Rex Orange County on Spotify is "Loving Is Easy" created in collaboration with the Dutch artist Benny Sings. In January 2018 O'Connor came in second in the BBC Sound of 2018 award after Norwegian singer Sigrid.
May 4, 1998
Grayshott, Hampshire, England
Indie pop, neo soul, alternative hip hop
Drums, guitar, bass and piano, Vocals
Tyler, the Creator, Benny Sings, Marco McKinnis