Award-winning Reading-based alternative/ folk and pop singer, songwriter and guitarist.
She won the Best British Female Award at the 2011 Brit Awards and has been nominated for numerous other awards including the Mercury Music Prize (2008, 2010 and 2013).
Her debut album "Alas, I Cannot Swim" was issued in 2008. Her crossover album was "I Speak Because I Can" (2010), followed by "Once I was an Eagle" (2013) and "Semper Femina" (2017). In 2020 she issued the acclaimed album Song For Our Daughter.