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Brooke Sharkey

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photo: Alan Schaller

London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England. At the age of 16, her musician Father gave Brooke some advice, which was go out on the street and start busking the first few songs she’d written.

Since then brooke has released 2 Eps and her Debut album ‘One dress’ released in December 2012 recorded at Livingston studios in London.

Brooke has lured a considerable audience with her intense and expressive style, drawing the listener into her ever more narrative songs with a spacious backdrop of chanson, blues, folk and Latin music.

Her current band consists of Adam Beattie (www.adambeattie.com) on electric guitar and backing vocals, a singer/ songwriter in his own right who often shares the bill with Brooke, Jez Houghton on French horn and Sam Pert on drums.

Brooke and her band have toured many times around the Uk, France and Italy playing living room shows, music venues and festivals. She has just returned from a tour in Belgium, Germany and Holland.

Her latest EP ‘I crossed the line’ was released on the 28th May 2014 at Wilton’s music hall, London and Brooke is currently working on her new album with her band members which is currently due to be released in April 2016.

Links:

brookesharkey.co.uk
facebook.com/brookesharkeymusic
soundcloud.com/brooke-sharkey
twitter.com/BrookeSharkey
youtube.com/results?q=Brooke+Sharkey&sp=CAI%253D

Press:

"She’s sure to stop you in your tracks…Really is so beautiful…" ~Radio 6- Mary Anne Hobbs

"Brooke has an incredible voice, amazing control and Grace" ~The Observer

"It’s an aural treat!" ~Time out London

"Irresistible music’ with ‘..a vocal performance that seems to switch effortlessly between lithely melodic and fiery" ~Folk radio

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photo: Alan Schaller