"Skye Alexandra Sweetnam" (born May 5, 1988) is a Canadian pop rock singer of the early 2000s. She released her first single, "Billy S.", in 2003; it appears on her first album, ''Noise from the Basement'', which was released on September 21, 2004. That album features 13 songs, including the singles "Tangled Up in Me" and "Number One". Sweetnam has also guest-starred on the television show ''Radio Free Roscoe'', on which she sings the theme song. She also sings the theme song to ''The Buzz on Maggie'', which is called "Just the Way I Am". In 2006, Sweetnam was nominated for a Juno Award for New Artist of the Year.
Born to Deidre and Greg Sweetnam, she was named after the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Along with her sister, Aurora, and her brother, Cameron, Sweetnam was born and raised in the small town of Bolton, Ontario, where she studied dancing and singing from a young age. By her early teens she had moved on to songwriting, and recorded a demo with the help of a local Bolton music school. Sweetnam was also a full-time student at Mayfield Arts School in Brampton, Ontario, majoring in drama. She worked with local producer and instrumentalist, James Robertson. Together, Robert...
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