Natalie Imbruglia’s quiet life in Windsor – the Berkshire town she named her album after

Berkshire is known for its rich history, incredible scenery and one of the oldest and largest royal residences in the world, Windsor Castle. The county attracts many people as it is on the doorstep of London with a short 45-minute train ride.

It does not come as a shock that Berkshire is a county numerous celebrities choose to settle down in away from the spotlight. If you’re lucky enough you may bump into Kate Winslet, George Clooney or even Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.

The rich and famous are likely to be drawn to the expensive houses that are dotted around the county, usually with high privacy gardens and borders. From musicians and actors to sport stars and actresses – Berkshire hosts them all.

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One celebrity to call Berkshire home is Australian singer, actress and model Natalie Imbruglia who has a home in Windsor. The former Neighbours star, in a famous person fashion, lives on an island on the River Thames.

She has starred in a number of films such as Johnny English, Closed for Winter and Little Loopers . Over her career, she has also released numerous albums – Left of the Middle (1997) sold seven million copies worldwide.

Her chart-topping cover of American rock band Ednaswap’s song ‘Torn’ is her most popular song. An interesting fact about her White Lilies Island album, which she released in 2001, was that she named the album after where she lived on the River Thames. Imbruglia co-wrote every song on the album over the course of three years.

Most recently she won the third series of the British version of The Masked Singer as ‘Panda’. In 2021, she released her sixth studio album Firebird after giving birth to her son in October 2019.

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