For better or worse, it’s hard to imagine a songwriter with a deeper well of life experience to spill onto her lyric-sheet. Katey’s troubled childhood in a religious cult, her debilitating illness in her twenties and the shattering loss of her mother and her best friend: all were blows that might have swallowed up a lesser character. But music was the balm, and it was always made on her terms – evidenced by Katey’s early decision to reject a place at the star-making BRIT School and walk her own path.
First steps on Bristol’s open-mic scene pricked up ears. Show-stealing performances at Glastonbury, WOMAD and the Paralympics spread the word. Top-dollar recording sessions with Brian May, Bill Wyman, Paloma Faith and Joss Stone were offset by guitar-slinging gigs in squats, dive-bars and the occupied West Bank, where raw songs were born amongst the rubble.
Now, following up 2016’s acclaimed I Fought Lovers EP, all of Katey’s scars and redemptions are poured undiluted into the new material of REVOLUTE, inviting all who hear it to wear their pasts on their sleeves without shame. Written and self-produced by Katey herself – with a beautiful and intimate mix from Paul Quinn – these eleven songs run the gamut of genre, but are bound together by their emotional honesty.
“Had the crowd eating out of her hands” – The Independent
“Not to be missed” – Time Out
“Stark and soulful” – Billboard
“Amazing” – Gay Times
“Love this lady’s voice, you can tell she really means what she sings” – Joss Stone
Support from Thomas James AKA LUNA TIDES
Established in early 2016, LUNA TIDES is the brainchild of musician and filmmaker Thomas James. Thomas grew up in the Vale of Glamorgan where his parents’ eclectic collections of folk and rock records helped forge his love for music. As a result of this, influences range from Paul Simon, to Pink Floyd and Wings. With the flip of a coin, the name was decided whilst demoing the first EP, Open Woods, taking influence from his home town’s bewitching coastline in South Wales. Thomas’ love for surfing and the ocean also shaped the music’s direction, creating an acoustic, folk-rock surf vibe, echoing the tones of Mumford & Sons and Newton Faulkner. Combining this sound with foot stomping songs has generated a spirited response to the music. See Luna Tides sing One Last Drive.
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Acapela Studio provides pre-concert dining between 6.00pm and 7.45pm from our wood burning pizza oven. To view the current menu visit here. To book a table online, select the date of your event, number of diners and time you require table. The times shown are the only vacancies left. Please complete your email and phone number as this is required to ensure your table is allocated. You will receive confirmation of your booking by email and text.
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