Emma King 'The Sun & The Blues'

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Last Show: Monday 21 st October 2019

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

UK Roots/Blues singer Emma King will hit the road this summer to perform songs from her new Vinyl ‘The Sun & The Blues’. The record showcases four of Emma’s best live recordings at America’s homes of Rock ‘n’ Roll: Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. BBC Radio 2’s “One to watch”, Emma spent 6 amazing years writing, recording and touring America; her eponymous debut album being hailed by The Blues Magazine as: “A sound that sits mid-point between the gospel soul of Aretha Franklin and the dirty blues of Fleetwood Mac…really something special” – The Blues Magazine

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“Spine-tingling… Emma King’s Sun Studio recordings sound exactly like you are sitting in on a session from the 50s”

Sean Magee, Abbey Road Studios

Emma King’s remarkable journey has already taken her from Northern England to Tennessee, touring Europe and receiving 5-star album reviews along the way.

From humble beginnings in the grass roots of Hull, East Yorkshire, Emma soon discovered the comfort and freedom that singing in her own room brought. Learning from her mother’s love of Annie Lennox, Bette Midler, and Fleetwood Mac, Emma developed the deep, soulful timbre that has now become a trademark of her sound. What made it even more impressive (and still does!) is how such a huge sounding voice comes from such a petite frame…