Jesca Hoop

Returning in support of her a hugely acclaimed fifth album, ‘Stonechild’, the California-born, UK-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Jesca Hoop remains a uniquely intriguing, idiosyncratic and compelling performer. With her roots in folk and Americana , Hoop continually pushes at the boundaries of what is possible within those traditions, creating songs that twist and turn, constantly surprising, and delightful and disturbing in equal measures.

She’s what you’d call a musician’s musician. She has written songs with Sam Beam (Iron and Wine), collaborated with Lucius and This is the Kit on Stonechild, and worked with luminaries including Peter Gabriel. And it was a phone call from UK band Elbow’s Guy Garvey that saw her move to the UK. Having worked on Stonechild with producer John Parish (PJ Harvey, This is the Kit, Aldous Harding), it’s easy to see how she’s earned so many famous fans – her beautiful songs are intricately detailed, acoustic-led pieces that teem with ideas.

Chloe Foy writes a brand of melodic, homegrown music, bursting with colourful lyrical and textural inflections evocative of much of the music she loves. Taking inspiration from classical music as much as wider transatlantic trends in folk and indie, Chloe’s songs comprise of carefully constructed arrangements that delicately compliment her cryptic lyrics.
Having performed at SXSW in Spring 2018, Chloe has captured the attention of rapidly growing UK and US audiences. With the release of her singles ‘Asylum’, ‘Flaws’, and ‘In The Middle Of The Night’, she has accumulated over 8 million plays on Spotify, as well as earning the praise and airtime of the likes of NPR Radio’s Bob Boilen and the BBC’s Steve Lamacq. She has just been named a 2019 BBC Introducing “One To Watch” by Radio 3’s Late Junction. She spent summer 2018 touring in support of the mercurially talented Jesca Hoop (as well as singing backing vocals in Jesca’s band), before embarking on her first ever UK headline tour in the Autumn.
With her strikingly beautiful voice and emotionally direct songwriting, Chloe looks set to have an exciting 2019, with a debut album in the pipeline, a headline spring tour and a string of major festival appearances already confirmed. Chloe is supported by the PRS Momentum Fund.

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