Leeds singer songwriter Annie Drury was born into a musical family of professional Irish folk musicians dating back to the 1940s.
She took to the stage when she was just 11 years old near her hometown, at Haworth Festival in Yorkshire. Now at 21 years of age her unique style of singing and playing has developed to make Drury one of the most exciting new female artists in the UK.
Drury is inspired by classic female artists such as Joni Mitchell (who her father introduced her to when she was younger) and Carol King, and her youthful, sensitive voice has a hint of both her idols. She is a modern day lyricist; bright, observant and playful and has been described as across between Lily Allen and Adele.
Drury’s songs are tales of her life, featuring a cast of colourful characters and poignant events that she delivers with witty prose and a boundless imagination. On her new EP ‘“The man and his god awful wife” in ‘Some Day’ and the couple who can’t dance in ‘One Step’ have leading roles, as frustration, romance and escapism take hold in these beautifully crafted songs.
‘Some Day’, is released by Leeds label Cuckoo Records on April 28.
She supports Ben Ottwell of Gomez at The Cockpit on April 24.
For further details visit http://www.cuckoorecords.com/artists/annie-drury