Developing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, Elan started performing and playing guitar and piano at an extremely early age. When she was 15, Elan relocated to California with her sibling Jan Carlo Defan, where in fact the two of these founded Silverlight, a creation company made to capitalize for the rising reputation of English-singing Latin performers. A previous A&R rep for Warner Mexico, Defan could secure a distribution cope with the label in the U.S., aswell as rope in a few top-notch skill for Elan’s debut. Ex-Guns N’ Roses electric guitar slinger Slash, composer and arranger Eugenio Toussaint, and Cracker’s David Lowery all added to the older pop and rock and roll of Street Kid, which dropped in-may 2003. Elan’s sophomore outing, 2005’s London Express, discovered the musician topping the graphs in her Mexican homeland, aswell as america and Australia, while her award-winning third discharge, WHAT YOU CAN DO at this time, sold more than a million products worldwide. Shine found its way to 2008, followed in ’09 2009 with the genre-bending Shed & Present and her initial Spanish-language record, Recuerdos con Tequila.