Kyla Brox

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the British blues queen

Seven-time British Blues Awards Finalist and three-time European Blues Awards nominee Kyla Brox releases long awaited new album...

Blues and soul become inextricably entwined in the music of Kyla Brox, whose raw talent and purity of expression make her stand apart in an age of the plastic diva and conveyor-belt poppet. Kyla Brox can be tender, urgent and gritty: she blurs the distinction between pleasure and pain like the soul greats of old. The daughter of legendary blues singer Victor Brox, Kyla started singing on-stage at the age of 12 and has several albums to her name, including the band triumph Coming Home (2004) and the stripped and sensitive Grey Sky Blue (2009). The different setting, from band to duo/trio, encourages two distinct Kylas to come to the fore - the salty blues mama in line from Bessie Smith, and the tender soul singer who sets out her hopes and fears in song. She never flinches from emotional reality in either situation.

The much anticipated new release, Throw Away Your Blues, takes up the story seven years on. It teaches valuable lessons about the demands of the busy workday, the lack of time in the modern world, the pull of home vs the call of the road, and how to keep it real with good humour and lots of heart. With all the songs generated by Brox, Blomeley and Farr, Throw Away Your Blues is soul-stirring and affirmative and explores Kyla’s multiple roles as temptress, diva, tear provoker and, as the new songs reveal (because her songs always reflect her life), mother. It also incontrovertibly proves that Kyla Brox is the greatest British female blues singer of her generation.  

 

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Kyla Brox
su
28 apr 2019
20:00
The Lantern - Bradford
UK
Kyla Brox
th
02 may 2019

Percy Park Rugby Club - Newcastle Upon Tyne
UK
Kyla Brox
fr
17 may 2019

Quasimodo - Berlin
Germany
Kyla Brox
sa
25 may 2019

The Met - Manchester
UK
Kyla Brox
th
11 jul 2019

The Iron Road Live @ Bar 57 - Pershore
UK
Kyla Brox
fr
26 jul 2019
19:30
Moon on the Water - Hull
UK

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