Amy Macdonald (born 25 August 1987 in Bishopbriggs, Dunbartonshire) is a Scottish singer and songwriter. Her debut album, This Is the Life, was released on 30 July 2007 and has sold more than 3 million copies. Her first single, "Poison Prince", was released on 7 May 2007. Other singles released from This is the Life, "Mr Rock & Roll" and the album's title track, were also successful, reaching the UK Top 40 Singles charts and enjoying success elsewhere in Europe, particularly Germany. "L.A" and "Run" did not chart on the UK Top 40 but were hits elsewhere in Europe.
Macdonald's second studio album, A Curious Thing, was released in March 2010. The album's lead single, "Don't Tell Me That It's Over," was a modest hit in the United Kingdom, charting at forty-eight on the UK Singles Charts, but did better in Continental Europe, charting as high as six in Germany and two in Belgium. The second single, "Spark" failed to chart in the UK, but charted elsewhere in Europe. "This Pretty Face" was released as the album's third single; it charted at one-hundred-thirty-eight in the UK, and at forty-nine in Germany. "Love Love", the fourth single, charted at one-hundred-eighty-three. "Your Time Will Come", was the fifth single from the second album A Curious Thing,. That was released December 17, 2010.