Lauren Pritchard is just 22, and from a small town Tennessee, so you can see where the album title comes from already. Tipped as one to watch, and already noticed by the likes of Paul Weller, and her idol Billy Joel, this is her debut album to break out.
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Tom-A-tOe or tom-ar-toe, Al-ooo-min-um or al-you-min-ium? We will revisit dictionary corner later.
Currently residing "in the bushes with the Shepherds of London" Lauren Pritchard has journeyed over the Madison County bridges via a brief spell in Beverley Hills, and the spare room at Lisa-Marie Presley's, to hole up in the big smoke. The Jackson Sessions, thankfully nothing to do with Michael or Janet but a reference to her home town, is her debut EP release on Island Records.
Lauren "I love road trips" Pritchard has caught the ear of some of our more regarded contemporary musos. Ed Harcourt, who has written with Paloma Faith and worked with Jamie (how did I ever get Sophie) Cullum, has co-written the feature tune 'When The Night Kills The Day'. Marcus Mumford, he with the undertakers band name, has produced the aforementioned track. Eg White, collaborator with Adele and Duffy, as well as former member of Brother Beyond, has aided and abetted on the remaining three. Not bad as an opener!
'When The Night Kills The Day' is a belter of a tune. Building and breaking with emotive power. A soulful, deep, smoky, smouldering, smooth and occasionally jagged ranging vocal performance will have your ears glued to the speakers. The tale of the protagonists commitment issues and loves dilemmas is timeless.
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