'All Bets Are Off', written by Nerina Pallot and produced by Bernard Butler is taken from her critically aclaimed album 'Year Of The Wolf. Nerina is currently featuring in the national campaign for Jersey Tourism as well as being appearing on The Voice in Germany where she is the guest mentor.
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Do you have any guilty pleasures? Do you secretly put Queen on to do the vacuuming? Do you rock out to AC/DC for Simon Mayo's mid-week mosh? Do you really love that synthetic 'cheese' they add to your post-clubbing snack at the burger van, or the whipping 'cream' you get at the caff on your hot chocolate? Are you a closet OC fan or have you got a picture of Robert Pattinson stuck to the inside of your work locker? No? Nic-Naks, Pretzels, M&M's, Magnums, Jilly Cooper? Chances are you have a few if you're honest and although maybe not that much of an indulgence I think I will have to put Nerina Pallot down as one of mine. She may not be quite as risqu' as her original saucy and rather more controversial namesake but the latter day Lady Chatterley (She's Mrs Andy Chatterley) is still full of character.
'Year Of The Wolf' ('Better Than Porn' rejected as a possible alternative!) is the fourth album from the Jersey raised, Brit and Ivor Novello nominated, London born singer-song writer. When not driving around in her Beetle and pouring scorn on Maestro drivers the Rose drinking, crafty fag inhaler can be heard in all manner of places from the antipodean soap homes on either Home And Away or Neighbours to commercials for her fair Isle. (Her songs have even been sung by Kylie, Vickers and McEldry). Nerina's blend of perfect pitch pop that has an air of sophistication and maturity bereft in many of her contemporaries results in an all encompassing sound of appreciable worth. It may not be high brow enough to attract the ear of the intelligentsia but Nerina's music is exquisitely crafted and majestically arranged.
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Date of birth
26th September, 1975