Having only recently established herself Jade Hopcroft is sprung on to us and is coming on leaps and bounds and 2012 see’s the Brighton based singer venture into more exciting projects. The self taught musician has been on the circuit in and around London as well as her hometown and has played many a venue including the well respected Union Chapel in Islington, London, as well as supporting the likes of Kate Walsh at the Komedia, Brighton.
There are some beautiful tracks to be heard including some well respected BBC Live Session tracks, with the most noteworthy track being titled ‘Saint’. ‘Saint’ has a beautiful atmosphere, like many of jades songs, around it and is track that beautiful sums up her style in the best light., beautiful vocals and simple acoustic guitars. She has a infectious, powerful voice along with a gentle flowing plucks of her acoustic guitar providing a great sense of beautiful simplicity. A couple of other noteworthy tracks to get into are ‘Restart’ which is a BBC session track and is another track full of energy and spirit, the track includes some well executed raw vocals with the vigorous reprise of “Lungs” as well as flourishing guitar riffs throughout.
Jade’s influences, as can be seen by her style of music include the likes of Dry the River, Ellie Goulding, James Vincent McMorrow, Manchester Orchestra to name but a few and certainly help provide her with some great inspiration to create some very unique and certainly noteworthy music. Jade’s live performances are also well accredited with one gig already being played as this text is written and one about to be played, there are plenty more dates to come in 2012 around London.
Rarebit music will be bringing you some more news and reviews on jade over the coming months including many joint projects. But you can follow her on twitter, and her own website.