Sophie Ellis-Bextor was unveiled first on The Masked Singer UK (Image: ITV)
The singer was unveiled as Alien within the first episode of the brand new collection, after performing Dua Lipa’s hit Don’t Begin Now.
Every character identification is teased earlier than the unmasking, and Alien’s clue hinted at ‘successful an epic battle’.
This turned out to be a reference to her appearance as an extra in Sport Of Thrones’ last season.
Nevertheless many who tuned in believed it associated to her chart battle for primary in opposition to Victoria Beckham and Dane Bowers 20 years in the past.
Sophie, who supplied vocals for dance monitor Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love) by Spiller in 2000, pipped Victoria and Dane’s collaboration Out Of Your Thoughts to the highest spot.
The Homicide On The Dancefloor singer says even her husband Richard Jones, who was a Sport Of Thrones additional alongside her, didn’t decide up on the trace.
Sophie was disguised as an alien (Image: REX)
She mentioned: ‘Even my husband thought it was in regards to the Victoria Beckham factor!
‘I completely get it. And you recognize what, I believe the little clue issues…it’s humorous, as a result of clearly, to me, all of them appear to actually fairly simply relate it again to me, however I suppose you all the time really feel that approach about issues that I’d, hopefully, know fairly nicely myself.
‘One buddy mentioned they bought it as a result of proper in the beginning of that VT the place I needed to say “I-I-I” which associated to a track I had performed from my first album. It’s apparent when you recognize proper?
‘In all probability all the opposite folks of their masks after they had their clues thought, “Oh that’s fairly an easy one” however really if you’re completely given hardly anything to go on, I believe it’s fairly good enjoyable.’
When requested which of the opposite thriller contestants she thinks stood out, Sophie had her eye on one particularly.
‘In my pairing I used to be up in opposition to the Robin who I believe was fairly flirty and charismatic. I fairly just like the Robin really! Good performer.’
The runaway principle is that Robin is JLS member Aston Merrygold as a result of clues we got that appear to relate to his career.
The Masked Singer UK continues Saturday at 7pm on ITV.