An introspective sound adorned with emotional vocals
London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has release 2 Eps and 1 full length album (one dress, 2012) and has just released her second album ‘Wandering Heart’ independently in the UK as is due to be released in Europe and the rest of the world on V2 records on March 24th 2017.
Brooke has just been featured in the FUTURE 50 article in The Guardianin November 2016 article about independent artists. She produces her own music and collaborates with band members based in and around East London. Her unique sound can be described as:
‘An introspective sound adorned with emotional vocals and sliding string sections that create a tense air of melancholy that few others can master so simply and so elegantly, Brooke Sharkey oozes a creativity that radiates emotion. She is a woman who bleeds artistry’ (Fresh beats)
With a vocal style that switches effortlessly between lithely melodic and fiery, set against a deeply atmospheric musical backdrop, comparisons with the likes of Kate Bush, Ane Brun and Cat Power are inevitable.
‘Wandering Heart’ is the title track of her new album. This album is a selection of songs written about the last 3 years of her life traveling, playing shows, busking and tells stories of people, places and delves into alternative ways of loving and it’s struggles.
Her tracks ‘Your tomorrow’ and ‘Bottletop Blues’ have been played on BBC radio 2, Radio 6, BBC Scotland and have captured the attention of The guardian, Loud and quiet magazine, Acoustic magazine and Maverick magazine. She has supported artists such as Ben Watt and recently opened for well known french artist Tété at Cafe de la Dance in Paris.