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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Prepare to be let in on one of music’s best-kept secrets. ESKA comes to The Met.

On Friday 1 May, ESKA brings her unique style and sound to The Met, Bury.

ESKA is the most talked about, revered singer you’ve probably never heard of. Possessing one of the best and most memorable voices in the UK right now, ESKA weaves together diverse musical elements – hints of folk, soul, psychedelia and electronica and pairs them with stirring lyrics, born from burning passion. ESKA has created something pure and timeless which echoes past traditions while at the same time managing to surprise with its stunning originality.

ESKA’s music has already created a buzz; receiving strong radio support from tastemakers such as Gilles Peterson, Lauren Laverne and John Kennedy. Her debut self-released EP, was heralded by global independent community Bandcamp in their ‘Best Releases of 2013’.

 

‘One of the most important singers in the UK right now’ Gilles Peterson

 

She has built an inimitable reputation as a writer and performer through collaborations with legends of the game such as Grace Jones, Cinematic Orchestra, Zero 7 and Bobby McFerrin along with performances in some of the world’s most famous venues and festivals. As well as having vocal credits on 3 Mercury nominated albums. It’s time to discover ESKA’s own unique sound in full force.

 

‘Eska is Nina Simone as she might be if she was reincarnated to here, now, with a voice of pure liquid… even those who had never seen her before knew they were witnessing something and somebody very special. She raised the roof.’ The Arts Desk

 

Tickets are £14 / £12 concessions and are available from The Met box office on 0161 761 2216 or online at www.themet.biz

 

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