Leslie Feist launched her solo music career in 1999 with the release 'Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)'. Her subsequent studio albums 'Let It Die' and 'The Reminder' were critically acclaimed and commercially successful, selling over 2.5 million copies. 'The Reminder' earned Feist four Grammy nominations, including a nomination for Best New Artist.
Feist was the top winner at the 2008 Juno Awards in Calgary with five awards, including Songwriter of the Year, Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year, Album of the Year and Single of the Year. Her fourth studio album, Metals, was released on 30 September 2011 and In 2012, Feist collaborated on a split EP with metal group Mastodon, releasing an interactive music video in the process.