The 20-year-old singer-songwriter, who started her own record label three years ago – a platform that allowed her to tour, and release EPs online – before signing to Parlophone in 2012, comes across, curiously, as both naïve and wise beyond her years.

Although she has written music since the age of 15, and has already completed six solo tours, it was her acoustic cover of “The Power of Love”, for last year’s John Lewis Christmas ad, that really earned her the attention of the masses. This recognition, she hopes, will grow with the release of her debut album, English Rain, due to come out this year.

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The Interview: Contract

Published on 24 October 2014

Contract reflects on US vs UK hip hop and whether there is a need to try and recreate the Golden Era of the genre.

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Weekend Mix: Magic Man

Published on 24 October 2014

Magic Man give us an eclectic weekend mix ranging from down and dirty hip hop to sugary sweet Taylor Swift.

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Annie Mac Introduces Lapsley

Published on 24 October 2014

The prolific Irish DJ interviews one of the rising stars who features on her latest album, released today.

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The Interview: Cris Cab

Published on 23 October 2014

We went behind-the-scenes at the O2 when the talented young musician recently supported Pharrell Williams.

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The Interview: Agnes Obel

Published on 22 October 2014

Meet Agnes Obel, whose music is an elegant fusion between a classical sensibility and a modern curiosity.

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Hungry: Rae Morris

Published on 22 October 2014

As her new single “Closer” is released today we find out why Rae Morris is ready to takeover.

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Get To Know: Owlle

Published on 22 October 2014

French electro-pop singer Owlle tells us what Depeche Mode thought of her remixing skills.