Friday, 31 January 2014
24 Hour Blogathon : Amy Lyon - Glory Box
Glastonbury Festival's 2014 Emerging Talent Competition gives new, unsigned artists from the UK and Ireland the chance to compete for a slot on one of the main stages at the world’s most famous festival. For the third time running Breaking More Waves will be helping the festival organisers with the initial round of judging, as the entries are whittled down into a long list and that part of the judging will be starting very soon.
Last year one of the three artists we picked for the long list alongside electronic pop duo Avec Sans and indie rockers As Elephants Are was Glasgow based singer Amy Lyon. Recently Amy uploaded a new demo of a cover of Portishead’s Glory Box to Soundcloud. Covering anything by Portishead is a dangerous thing to do, the bands songs being the definition of bleak consuming perfection, but Amy succeeds by stripping everything back to just a simple raw guitar and a vocal flecked with hints of jazz and soul warmth. Download it for free below.
This blog post is one of a series published as part of Breaking More Waves non-stop 24 hour Blogathon to raise money for Cancer Research UK. If you have read this post and enjoyed it we’d really appreciate it if you would donate £2 to Cancer Research using the button below.
Amy Lyon - Glory Box