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Beth Rowley

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Beth Rowley was born in Peru, raised in Bristol and after college in Brighton began a stunning career as a singer songwriter that saw her sign to Universal Music for the world, release her debut album ‘Little Dreamer’ which climbed the UK charts and produced a series of hit songs. The songs were ‘A listed’ at Radio 2 and the album reached number 6 in the charts. Named as Keira Knightley’s favourite singer, “Beth Rowley makes me happy just listening to her”, following providing the title track for the ‘Edge of Love’ film, which was followed by an appearance in the film ‘An Education’ where she again provided the title music, Beth Rowley has won the hearts and minds of many the world over. Beth has appeared on stage with some giants of the music world performing with Burt Bacharach at the Electric Proms, David Arnold (James Bond), as Angelo Badalamenti's personal guest (David Lynch's right hand man) at Ghent film Festival and, at Willie Nelsons 4th July Back Yard Festival in Austin with Ray Wylie Hubbard.
Heavily influenced by blues, gospel and Americana music, Beth has a stunning and unique voice that has been acclaimed the world over, and having taken a break to write new songs with Ron Sexsmith, Ed Harcourt and others she is back to play a few select shows ahead of new releases in 2012.
“The way she handles the gospel blues vein that runs through tracks like ‘There’s Only One Cloud’ and ‘Almost Persuaded’. This girl was born to testify.” BBC
“Her voice is astonishing. She projects it to the rafters without any apparent effort”. The Independent

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