Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Kristy Gallacher EP 2011

Kristy Gallacher has released her fourth EP 'EP 2011' on Broken Player
Records. The fourth EP is a prelude (to the long awaited) 2nd album due for
release in Spring 2012.
'EP 2011' is an acoustic offering with stripped down versions of four songs,
speaking of love, heartbreak, life and losing.

Physical CDs can be bought from www.kristygallacher.com/store.html or digital downloads are available

Kristy is currently mid way through a summer tour of the UK, including support slots with the Wonderstuff's Miles and Erica and American artist Danny Schmidt. Touring through prestigious Music Venues such as The Yardbird, Taylor John's House, Icarus Club, Midlands Arts Centre and Festivals such as Warwick Folk festival and Grimsthorpe Festival at Grimsthorpe Castle, the future looks very bright.

Kristy Gallacher is a singer/songwriter from Coventry. With a strong live presence of carefully crafted songs and exciting fresh guitar work Kristy continues to grow and expand her loyal fan base. Continually song writing, Kristy regularly performs on the acoustic circuit to sell out audiences across the UK.
In addition to her own shows she has supported Scott Matthews, Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze), Ed Sheeran, I Am Kloot's John Bramwell, Mark Morriss (Bluetones), Nerina Pallot, Polly Paulusma and Nizlopi.
In May 2010 Kristy won the LG Arena's singer/songwriter competition and played before Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood and John Mayer on separate nights at the LG Arena in Birmingham. Subsequent to the competition win, Kristy was invited back to the LG Arena's Forum live to play before Paul Weller.
The title track of Kristy’s 2008 debut album ‘Emotional Gun’ has been selected for the British Library Project which achieves significant new music.
2009 held the release of the first live 6 track (recorded by Nova Music) mixing new material with old favourites. The live CD was recorded at the historic Troubadour, Earls Court, London. Kristy has formal musical training with a degree in Music Composition gained at Coventry University.
"Channelled an amazingly tender singing voice, Kristy Gallacher songs of bitter-sweet heartbreak stand her out as one of the best singer songwriters in London." - Troubadour - Earls Court, London
"KRISTY GALLACHER - A solo singer/ songwriter from Coventry who's silky tones compliment her magical songs to produce an artist who is surely set for big things. You may hear some likeness to KT Tunstall or Suzanne Vega but we think even with these big name sound-a-likes she stands out as an individually talented and classy act." - TML - London
"Kristy Gallacher has 'it' a genuine, heartfelt ability to play and sing her own original material in her own ‘voice’ with the simple accompaniment of her own guitar playing. That’s what ‘it’ is about and excuse me but she does it to perfection.Paul Villiers - Americana UK
".... a talented young singer songwriter - Kristy Gallacher. Her songs all tell an evocative and heartfelt story with great wit, ingenuity and rhythm. I was truly blown away with them and the new full band versions on her album are astounding.Trev Teasdel - Coventry Music On-Line music magazine.
"Kristy Gallacher has a fantastic voice and a fantastic collection of songs - all brusied,streetwise defiance. Singing in a voice like crushed petals she managed to do what the very best songwriters do - let you glimpse her soul and see yourself reflected in its surface.The Bomb Factory
"A truly sensational talent.Ben Turner BBC West Midlands Radio - Birmingham
 
For more information please visit: www.kristygallacher.com

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