‘Ultimate Collection’ commemorates the 15 years since Katie Melua released her debut album, ‘Call Off The Search’, which topped the charts and set her on course to become the best selling female artist in the UK and Europe of 2006. The album contains 30 songs from her 7 studio albums, as well as her cover of ‘Fields Of Gold’, which she recorded in 2017 as the Children In Need single, and two brand new recordings – ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, synonymous with Shirley Bassey and James Bond; and the Simon and Garfunkel classic, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’.
Liv Austen has signed with NUA Entertainment, and is set to release a new album in the autumn. After playing numerous shows this year – including the prestigious C2C, as as a variety of festivals – Liv’s next move is her latest single, ‘Window Shopping’. We had the chance to ask Liv six quick questions ahead of the release of the upbeat, high energy track, on 20 July.
Acid James may come from a little town in England, but his love of adventure, coupled with his passion for music, has seen him perform all over the world. The producer/DJ has recently returned from Amsterdam, where he spent 7 months living and performing. ‘Cabin Fever’, released 13 June, features a music video shot in the Dutch capital.
A Flock Of Seagulls are as well known for their hairstyles as for their hit single, ‘I Ran’, but legions of their fans from their early days, as well as those who have joined their musical cult in the years since, recognise that their musical influence on countless bands has been under-appreciated for far too long.
Jamie Lawson has released his latest single, ‘Fall Into Me’, ahead of his mammoth suppport slot touring with Ed Sheeran around Ireland and the UK. The tour will take in 46 dates, including dates in Cork, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, First concert is on May 4 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, Ireland.
Sometimes it seems our path in life is already plotted for us. Dhruv Visvanath first felt this at the age of seven, when his mother told him, “women fawn over pianists” – leading of course to Dhruv learning piano. From there came his aunt, who introduced him to her acoustic guitar, the sounds of which enthralled the young boy. He soon moved on to electric guitar, following his new found obsession with metal music.