Ahead of her first album in five years, the stunning ‘Still On My Mind’, out now on BMG, Dido has announced five further UK dates in November and December, in addition to her already sold out UK tour this May. Commencing at the Birmingham Arena, on 28 November, Dido will also perform in Manchester, Brighton, Ipswich, and Sheffield, before winding up at the Evintim Apollo, London, on December 8.
Swimming Bell is the project of Katie Schottland. The Brooklyn-based folk singer broke her foot in 2015, and her imposed inactivity led her to write music. She writes by ear, having no formal musical training, and learned some basic chords from a chord sheet she printed out in order to work out how to play Neil Young’s ‘Harvest Moon’. From these gentle beginnings, she launched her debut EP, ‘The Golden Heart’, in October 2017, which was met with critical acclaim.
To an Australian, mention the song, ‘Who Can It Be Now’, and you automatically think of the legendary Men At Work song, which was released back in the 80s. Cleo Alexandra, from Armidale, in country New South Wales, Australia, knows the song well. She’s given it a real twist, an almost sinister one, and is accompanied on the song by another Aussie legend, Rick Springfield.
If you’ve not listened to Tiffany since her 1980s smash hit with the cover of, ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ then you’ve been depriving yourself of some incredible music. September 21 sees the release of Tiffany’s eleventh studio album, ‘Pieces Of Me’, an extremely introspective album which showcases her immense vocals and shouts to the world just how fantastic an artist she is.