India Arie is known and cherished by fans and fellow musicians as a poet, a songwriter, a daughter, a producer, a musician, a sister, a singer, an advocate, a friend and a philanthropist –– but she is possibly best known for the love in her music that has inspired and motivated people worldwide. From the moment that her very first single “Video,” and her multi–platinum debut album Acoustic Soul were released in 2001, India’s music established an extraordinary bond of trust, affection and communication with her followers.
3 times Grammy nominated British singer songwriter Joan Armatrading is the first female UK artist to have debuted at number 1 in the Billboards Blues charts. She is also the first female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the blues category.
One of Britain’s female artists who has stood the test of time with songs like Love And Affection, Willow, Drop The Pilot and Lovers Speak.
Joan’s strong rhythmic acoustic guitar playing and her melodic electric solos help to make her the consummate musician. Female guitarist, female songwriter, female singer. Explore Joan’s website to find out What’s Inside.
In 1988 she formed Lush with friend and fellow song writer, Miki Berenyi. On 6 March 1988, Lush played their very first performance at Camden Falcon in London.They went on to reasonable success, having a number of Top 40 hits over an eight year career. Anderson told Everett True in Melody Maker, “I remember when I couldn’t play, I wasn’t in a band, didn’t know anyone else who could play, and now we’ve got a record out on 4AD. I sometimes find it impossible to come to terms with what’s happening.”