Mollie Marriott | Borderline | 1 June 2017
(photo credit: Laurence Harvey)
“The right backing vocalist will mould their voice to fit the lead singer rather than just stand out and sing in their own voice,” explains Mollie Marriott, a former backing vocalist herself who’s now walked the 20 feet to stardom.
“It took me some time to figure out what I actually sound like myself, because you can be quite impressionable as a backing vocalist, picking up bits and pieces from other people.”
But Marriott, who stepped out as a solo singer after working with A-grade talent including Oasis and The Faces, has certainly found her own voice. Powerful and charismatic, with a hint of melancholy, it’s a finely tuned instrument perfectly suited to the confessional, deeply personal songs she’s written for debut album ‘Truth Is A Wolf’.
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Andrew Combs is headed to the UK in support of his new album ‘Canyons of the Mind’.
The indie-Americana troubadour ends his nationwide tour at Borderline on 9 May. Tickets are available now.
In the lead up to the LP’s release, he’s shared the track ‘Rose Colored Blues’.
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The Good Life are heading back to the UK for the first time in nine years.
The band, featuring Tim Kasher of Cursive, play The Borderline in London on 20 February 2016 as part of an extended European tour in support of their latest album, ‘Everybody’s Coming Down’.
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Heartless Bastards | The Borderline | 1 September 2015
Never mind the giant screens, airport runway-issue lights, and monster sound of arena gigs. There’s a real thrill to watching a band up close. Seeing — sometimes, even feeling — their emotions as they perform. Tonight it’s unbridled happiness that pours from The Borderline stage, The Heartless Bastards clearly thrilled to be playing their first sold-out show in London.
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