She Drew The Gun were crowned the winners of Glastonbury Festival’s 2016 Emerging Talent Competition, which is supported by PRS for Music and the PRS for Music Foundation. The band wins a slot on one of the Festival’s main stages, plus a £5,000 Talent Development prize from the PRS Foundation.
The judges included Michael and Emily Eavis, Glastonbury stage bookers and music business professionals
The simply outstanding trackPoemstopped us dead in our tracks when we first heard it.
Fronted by songwriter Louisa Roach, who honed her skills at open mic events and various acoustic gigs. Later meeting percussionist Sian Monaghan, who added dimension of texture and sound to Louisa’s intimate live performances.
She Drew The Gun offer a dreamy lyrical psych-pop style from the banks of the Mersey. Louisa came to the attention of Steve Lamacq who championed an early release that was up on soundcloud. That led to an invitation to perform a BBC introducing live session at Maida Vale in 2015.
APRIL TOUR DATES
22 YORK – The Fulford Arms 24 GLASGOW – The Hug & Pint 26 BRISTOL – The Louisiana 28 LONDON – The Vicroria 29 LIVERPOOL – Buyers Club 30 BIRMINGHAM – The Sunflower Lounge
The album (coming out on April 22nd via Skeleton Key Records) was recorded at Parr Street studios, Liverpool during 2015 under the watchful eye of James Skelly of The Coral on production duties. The Track listing is:
1. WHERE I END AND YOU BEGIN 2. SINCE YOU WERE NOT MINE 3. IF YOU COULD SEE 4. CHAINS 5. PEBBLES 6. WHAT WILL YOU DO 7. POEM 8. I AM NOT ALONE 9. BE MINE 10. PIT PONY 11. OR SO I THOUGHT