Harrogate's talented country-rock singer and songwriter Holly Rose Webber has had the sort of few weeks talented musicians can only usually dream about. Packed with real soul, her second number one single in the iTunes country charts, a TV interview on ITV’s Calendar and an appearance on London at the star-spotting C2C Festival.Holly’s latest chart topper, Let It Out, continues the success of The Nashville Sessions EP, her previous release which made number one last December.New! Harrogate rock band's wonderful double album Holly Rose Webber is the daughter of Harrogate music royalty in the form of Roy Webber of Wally fame, so great songs and big-hearted performances are in her blood - as anyone who has seen her live on stage in Harrogate and Knaresborough in recent years will testify. In 2013 she shot her first music videos for the single Love Aint Enough and her cover of the ever-popular Elvis Presley’s Suspicious Minds, both of which appeared on her … [Read more...] about She’s done it again! Harrogate singer is no 1
Latest chart toppers
Lewis Capaldi is coming to Scarborough this summer. The chart-topper has announced he will be performing at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday, July 20, with tickets going on sale at 9am on March 15. His Scarborough Open Air Theatre gig is presented by Cuffe and Taylor. Director Peter Taylor said: “Lewis Capaldi is fast becoming one of the most critically acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation and we are delighted he is coming to Scarborough OAT this summer. “He has just scored his first UK Number 1 single, with the sensational ‘Someone You Loved’, and is one of the UK’s most sought after live performers with a string of sell out concerts throughout 2018 and again in 2019. “Lewis’ debut album is going to be one of the records of the year and so we cannot wait to welcome him here. I am sure music fans will be beating a path to the Yorkshire coast in their droves for what promises to be an unmissable show.” WATCH: Lewis … [Read more...] about Lewis Capaldi is coming to Scarborough
Chart topper Lewis Capaldi – one of the most critically acclaimed artists of his generation – is the latest act to be announced for Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer. The 22-year-old singer songwriter has just scored his first UK Number One single with ‘Someone You Loved’ and will play the UK’s largest open air arena on Saturday July 20. Tickets go on sale on Friday at 9am via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.comLewis’ eagerly awaited debut album ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish’ Extent will be released on May 17.Since bursting onto the scene in 2017, with his debut release ‘Bruises’, Lewis has sold out no fewer than three back-to-back headline tours.The young Scotsman has achieved successive Radio 1 A-List tracks, amassed more than 330 million plays across streaming services and was shortlisted for the 2019 Brits Critics’ Choice award.As well as selling more than 90,000 tickets for his own headline shows, Lewis … [Read more...] about Chart-topping singer Lewis Capaldi is the latest act announced for Scarborough Open Air Theatre
MSC Cruises will be hoping the Bellissima will live up to its name (which means “possessing intense beauty, delighting the senses”) when it launches on March 1. The 5,686-passenger ship will christened by cinema legend Sophia Loren on March 2 in Southampton, with TV presenter Holly Willoughby, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and three-time Grammy Award-winner Nile Rodgers and his band Chic, and Southampton’s own chart-topper Craig David, on hand to entertain guests at the naming ceremony. Bellissima, the fourth ship to join the cruise line’s fleet in two years, will stay in Southampton for three days before embarking on its inaugural season in the Western Mediterranean. Here’s everything we know so far about MSC Cruises’ brand new flagship: How big? Bellissima is 1,036ft (315.8m) long with a width of 141ft (43m) making it the line’s largest vessel. Little wonder then that it can accommodate close to 5,700 guests – a … [Read more...] about Introducing the world’s newest cruise ship – does MSC Bellissima live up to its name?
But despite displacing The Beatles at the Billboard 200 summit and delivering a batch of outstanding songs while still in her twenties, Gentry's remarkable legacy seems to have slipped under the radar and she's rarely spoken of today. But that could change thanks to a new album from US band Mercury Rev, which sees them covering the country singer's album, The Delta Sweete, in its entirety. It may have been the brainchild of frontman Jonathan Donahue, but he doesn't lend his distinctive vocals to any of the songs. Instead, the band have recruited a veritable dream team of female talent - including Norah Jones, Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval, Beth Orton and, most impressively here, Rachel Goswell of those great shoegaze survivors Slowdive. Lucinda Williams contributes, too - her version of 'Ode to Billie Joe' is cobbled on at the end for good measure. The result is, along with Sharon Van Etten's Remind Me Tomorrow, the most essential album released so far in 2019. And it's a reminder … [Read more...] about Mercury Rev’s ode to Bobbie Gentry shows old hits revisited can be just as captivating as the best new compositions