Anne Tello aka x.o.anne is an American songwriter and vocalist and artist currently based in London. She is one of the writers “Fake Friends”, the 2020 breakout single by PS1. Released via Perfect Havoc/Columbia the song was Top 20 in the UK Official Charts, and is a Brit certified Gold record, garnering nearly 40 million streams on Spotify.
She began developing her musical talents since early childhood, studying classical Suzuki piano when she was 4 and started working as a professional musician in her teens, singing in local Boston area synagogues. She later moved to New York City to study musical theater at the New York University Tisch School of Arts , where she received the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship.
Anne’s latest cut “Reaching Out” by Dillon Francis ft. Bow Anderson debuted on 35 Spotify New Music Friday playlists around the world in Summer 2021. Her vocals can also be heard on the recent DAZZ, CALVO, and AJ Moreno releases , under the name x.o.anne.
Recently signed to Tileyard Publishing (UK), Tello’s work as a songwriter has taken her all over the world where she’s participated in writing camps including: Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), Icona Pop at Tileyard (UK), Joel Corry at Tileyard (UK), Sigala at Tileyard (UK), Tiesto at Tileyard (UK), and for France’s SACEM. Additionally, she has written music for various internationally televised commercials for brands such as Kewpie and SoftBank.