Music video: West Yorkshire singer songwriter Jess Thristan

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YOUNG West Yorkshire singer songwriter Jess Thristan has scored immediate success with her first EP, Side By Side.

Within a week of its release, she found herself nestling between Ed Sheeran and Jake Bugg in the top 10 of the iTunes singer songwriter chart.

Jess Thristan. Picture: Bruce Fitzgerald

Jess Thristan. Picture: Bruce Fitzgerald

Having decided to take a gap year after completing her A-levels, the Halifax teenager’s decision to centrate on her music has paid dividends.

An early supporter has been Clare Balding, who has played her songs on her BBC Radio 2 show.

She has also signed a worldwide publishing deal and has been working in London with a major producer whose previous clients include Kylie Minogue, Nicole Sherzinger and Example.

On Saturday, June 28 she plays at Routes Festival at the Orange Box in Halifax.

For more information on Jess visit:

http://jessthristan.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/jessthristan

https://twitter.com/jessthristan

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