Sia performs new single ‘Alive’ on ‘The X Factor’ – watch

Singer says she is "waiting for the right number" before touring

Sia performed new single ‘Alive’ on The X Factor last night (December 6).

Sia sang the song from behind her trademark face-obscuring fringe, complete with a huge black bow and oversized white shirt. Although normally joined by dancer Maddie Ziegler for her live performances, Julia Spiesser from France was on stage for the TV appearnace.

After she finished singing, host Olly Murs asked Sia when fans will see her tour. “I don’t know, maybe next year,” Sia replied. “I’m waiting for the right number.”

Watch the performance in full below:

Sia – Alive (Live The X Factor UK) HD by siafurlerworld

‘Alive’ was originally written for Adele and feature on Sia’s next album, ‘This Is Acting’, which consists entirely of songs Sia wrote for other artists before deciding to keep them for herself. It is released in January 2016.

‘This Is Acting’ is the follow up to Sia’s 2014 album ‘1000 Forms Of Fear’, which featured the hit singles ‘Elastic Heart’ and ‘Chandelier’.