Nell Bryden is an American singer-songwriter who was raised in Brooklyn and hit the headlines back in 2011 when she lost all her hair after suffering a stress-induced episode of alopecia. Following the release earlier this year of her fifth studio album, we caught up with the artist to discover a little more about the story behind the woman.
Mother of two, Sharon Rabi created a unique hair straightening product in the basement of her parent’s apartment and has since taken the internet and the business world by storm. We caught up with the Israeli engineer to find out a little more about the beauty sensation she called DAFNI.
Life changing illness can strike at any time and often with very little notice. For Alice Peterson, a promising career as a tennis pro was brought to an abrupt conclusion when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Undeterred she channelled her pain and disappointment into writing and is now a successful author whose latest book A Song For Tomorrow was released this month. We caught up with her to find out more about her story.
She auditioned for The X Factor in 2012 and became the first contestant to perform her own composition on the show. However, when illness forced her to quit the show she soon bounced back and launched a successful solo career. We caught up with singer/songwriter Lucy Spraggan to talk about her latest album “I Hope You Don’t Mind Me Writing”.
First coming to prominence in the early 1980s as a backing singer for Mari Wilson and Kim Wilde, Julia Fordham soon forged her own career as one of Britain’s most distinctive and unique singer-songwriters. Over thirty years on she remains as active and enthusiastic about her music as ever and we caught up with her following on from her most recent release Mixed, Shaken and Stirred.
New music comes and goes with ever diminishing returns and whilst the age of social media has projected more and more artists into the spotlight, it does tend to fill the creative pool with a greater number of disposal one hit wonders and sertiously challenges our faith in the music of the 21st Century. However an afternoon spent in the company of Full Closure and No Details the new album by Aussie singer-songwriter Gabriella Cohen helped reinforce our belief that there is still something new worth listening to. We caught up with her to find out a little more about who the girl behind the fresh sound of pop.
Since her debut album “Happenstance” in 2004, Rachael Yamagata’s uniquely reflective music has set her apart as one of the rising talents of her generation. George R Vaughan caught up with the singer-songwriter following her latest release, “Tightrope Walker”.