As the daughter of missionary parents, Welsh mother, Virginia Poxleitner and Canadian father of German and Austrian descent, Eric Poxleitner, she spent her childhood in many parts of the world, including the Philippines, Jamaica, Ontario, and British Columbia.

It was freeing.” She continues, “That’s the whole vibe of the record and the comic.

This meandering search for hope in a hopeless world that you really never know what you’re gonna get.

album sales, and two JUNO Awards, not to mention the 2M rabid fans who follow her every move online.

Throughout a year long process, she began secretly working on an unprecedented idea writing and drawing her own comic book based around this alter ego of sorts.

Always pushing boundaries, alt-pop phenomenon Lights has never shied away from a challenge. Yet through this success, she felt like she had more important things to say through her music but just didn’t know how to get them out.

Through her first three records, Lights built an incredibly passionate fanbase, selling out tours around the world, earning 100M in U. Then came En, short for Enaia, a fictional character from a fictional world created in Lights’ imagination that is not altogether different from herself.

In November 2010, her debut album The Listening was given a gold certification by the Canadian Recording Industry Association for sales of 40,000 units.

Lights was born Valerie Anne Poxleitner in Timmins, Ontario.

I’ve always believed that all those battles can be fought and you come out of this stronger.