Etta Smith, a 17 year old singer/songwriter from Newcastle, started making music just over a year ago at her family home. All she needed was her piano and voice to create these songs.
Andy Buclaw is a singer/songwriter from Telford, Shropshire. He cites songwriting influences as the likes of Thea Gilmore, Roddy Woomble, Kat Flint, Elliott Smith and Ben Gibbard. Musically he is influenced by local musicians such as Rob Dunsford, Dirty Ray (formerly of The Immaculate Fools) and The Daughters.
Jamie Graham is a solo singer songwriter from the UK. Boasting a talent and modesty that most would envy.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Indie band Sophia includes The Flower Shop Recordings mainman and former The God Machine singer/guitarist Robin Proper-Sheppard. After the sudden and tragic death of schoolfriend and God Machine bassist Jimmy Fernandez, Proper-Sheppard began searching for a new musical outlet. Together with friends and fellow musicians from other Flower Shop bands Elevate, Ligament and Oil Seed Rape, Proper-Sheppard began working on the music that would become known as Sophia.
Declan Bennett (aka sumladfromcov) is a 30-year-old, hard-hitting, dynamic acoustic singer-songwriter whose unashamed and honest tales of love and sexuality and emotionally charged lyrics have won him a diverse and devoted fan base around the UK and beyond.
Ben Rogers is a British pop/rock songwriter, singer & pianist. His music has been likened to that of Ben Folds, Elton John & Michael Jackson in the sense that they are built upon the fundamentals of songwriting. His songs are piano based but tend to use traditional instrumentation. Vocally, Ben Rogers is very distinctive.
Some controversy arises as to the general meaning of Rogers' lyrics, they range from the tongue-in-cheek more poppy songs to the more intelligent and intricate lyrics.
"Lilium" (meant to mean "fortress") started as a solo-project of Pascal Humbert, 16 Horsepower's bass player. Under this moniker he made the album "Transmission of All the Good-Byes", a mainly instrumental creation, which was released in 2000. Lilium now is a duo-project after 16 Horsepower drummer Jean-Yves Tola joined Humbert. As a double act they have so far released one album, "Short Stories", which came out in 2003. Humbert worked on "Transmission Of All The Good-Byes" from 1984 until 2000. The album was released at the end of October 2000 on Glitterhouse Records.