credit: Ben Beuvallet

Presented by ATC Live

Katy J Pearson

Mar 15, 2022

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

British Music Embassy @ Cedar Street Courtyard

A hazy dusk falls on a crossroads somewhere between Gloucestershire and Bristol. A wooden signpost points in two directions: good ol’ fashioned country heartache to the left; effortless pop hooks to the right – and underneath, cross-legged on still-warm car bonnet, sits Katy J Pearson, strumming an acoustic guitar as she spins a tale of blossoming dancefloor romance.

And so, with the release of 'Return', the debut album - out now via Heavenly Recordings - nowhere is Pearson's talent more sparkling than on the BBC 6 Music A-listed "Take Back The Radio”, lead single "Fix Me Up" - an unbelievably hooky country-pop crescendo about wishing for salvation, but ultimately working things out on your own, written at the peak of her creative tumult - or on the heart-achingly soaring “Miracle”, with accompanying bovine-themed Joe Lycett-directed visuals.

Combining an incredibly unique voice with a penchant for timeless melody, Pearson - recently seen touring with Cass McCombs and BC Camplight - pens tracks that only could have come from her years growing up in the rolling hills of the West Country.

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Bristol, UK-ENGLAND

Genre:

Pop

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Alternative

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