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Julia Biel

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Julia Biel

With critics falling over themselves to praise her jazzy voice and songs following the release of her debut album 'Not Alone', Julia Biel, former winner of the Perrier Vocalist of the Year Award, has had her unique sound described as 'Norah-meets-Bjork-meets-Thom Yorke' (JAZZWISE) , while others have concentrated on Biel's ability to deliver emotional content with a depth and an authenticity that is rarely heard today, drawing comparisons with the great Nina Simone.  All agree that Julia Biel is a huge talent with her own style. She is a member of the award-winning F-IRE Collective, as are several members of her 6-piece band including drummer extraordinaire Sebastian Rochford (aka Mercury Prize nominated Polar Bear).

'outstanding... spine-chillingly beautiful' THE INDEPENDENT