You are releasing your new album, 20SIXTY, your vocal range spans RnB, soul, house and jazz so what can we expect from this album?
“This album has a 60’s style with a modern twist. I love this era and my voice suits that genre, it’s got hints of a number of influences from Dusty Springfield to Duffy, and Amy Winehouse to Paloma Faith, but I’ve taken these and created a sound that’s true and original to my own voice. I’m also really excited to be launching it in my home town of Ipswich.”
You were on the Voice 2014, it’s a great show, what was your experience like?
“The show was a great experience, it was a good platform to push my fan base and gain supporters. At that time we were only allowed to do covers though, which was disappointing as I have been writing my own music since I was 15 years old, I was keen for my fans to hear my own music (and now they can!).”
You also work with young people in care. Can you tell us about your role?
“Yes, I am a residential childcare worker at a children’s home, supporting 11-17 year olds in care. I have been in this role for 3 and half years and no two days are the same.”
You have kindly supported Suffolk Family Carers as a friend of the young adult carers team, can you tell us why you wanted to wanted to support this charity?
“As a child care worker I am already so passionate about young people, so I was keen to support the great work the charity provides to young people in a caring role. I really want more young people to know of the support available to them so if I can help in any way to raise awareness, I am keen to spread the word!”
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