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|Birth name||Rachel Clare Furner|
|Born||1 July 1992|
|Labels||AATW, Universal Music Publishing/JEM Publishing|
Rachel Clare Furner (born 1 July 1992), known by her stage name Tich, is an English singer and songwriter signed to Universal Music Publishing. She originally performed as an artist under Tich and as Rachel Furner, signed to Mercury Records.
Furner was born in Reading and grew up in Northampton. She began to learn to play the piano at the age of six. By age 11 she started to write her own songs about her struggles at school, these experiences inspired her to write a song called Sticks and Stones which she recorded and uploaded to Myspace. In 2006 she became a member of Youth Music Theatre UK joining the Missing Melanie company at London's Greenwood Theatre. At age 15, she got her first record deal with Mercury Records. She attended Northampton High School before moving to London at the age of 16.
Furner left Mercury Records after two and a half years without releasing any material. Performing under her new artist name Tich, she released an EP titled Candelight, which was released on 20 December 2012 via Gravity. Tich later signed a record deal with AATW. She supported Olly Murs across his arena tour in early 2013 and released her debut single "Dumb" on the 12th of May 2013 reaching number 23 on the UK Singles Chart. Her second single "Obsession" was released on 19 August 2013 and peaked at number 56 in the UK. Her second EP Candlelight II was released on 8 December 2013. Tich's 3rd single "Breathe In Breathe Out" co-written by Nick Jonas (Jonas Brothers) was released on April 6, 2014.
Furner decided to take a break from being an artist to focus on songwriting, she signed to Universal Music Publishing out of Los Angeles in June 2014.
Furner's songwriting credits include Little Mix, Jason Derulo, Craig David, The Vamps, Maggie Lindemann, Sabrina Carpenter, Ward Thomas, Ella Henderson, Matt Terry, Frances, Sweet California, Earl, Catherine McGrath and Una Healy.
Furner was presented with a plaque for sales in excess of 1,500,000 for her song "Secret Love Song" performed by Little Mix ft Jason Derulo. "All We Needed" co-written by Furner and performed by Craig David was the official Children In Need single for 2016.
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