Featured - 27 - September - 2019
London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has released 2 Eps and 2 full length albums ‘One Dress’ (2012) and ‘Wandering Heart’ (V2 records- 2016). Brooke was featured in the FUTURE 50 article in The Guardian in November 2016 about independent artists doing it their own way. She produces her 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'
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
Wandering Heart' is the title track of her
new album. This album is a selection of
songs writtenabout the last 3 years of
her life traveling, playing shows, busking
and tells stories of people, places and delves
into alternative ways of living and loving
and their struggles.
Her tracks 'Your tomorrow', ‘Faces’ and
'Bottletop Blues' have been played on
BBC radio 2, Radio 6, BBC Scotland, Radio FIP
and Radio 1 Belgium with live sessions on
NPO Radio 1 and 2 in The Netherlands. She has
also captured the attention of The guardian, Loud and
quiet magazine, Acoustic magazine and Maverick magazine
and has supported artists such as Thomas Dybdahl, Ben Watt and french artist Tété. Brooke’s last London show was The Union Chapel in Co- headline with Cameroonian Artist BLICK BASSY on 17th November 2017.