Song of the Week

SONG OF THE WEEK: Bryde – ‘Honey’

Welsh-born, London-based Sarah Howells soars with fiery intent on the Bill Ryder-Jones produced ‘Honey’. Since setting out on her journey as Bryde, Howells has confounded us in her beautifully inescapable world.

With each new song she releases, we acceptingly commit to walking the tightrope of complete emotional breakdown and strident confidence. A dichotomy in which Howells thrives, this balance of control is a vital component in her songwriting and equally to her appeal as an artist. After all, the constant thrill between complete surrender and utter defiance is the ultimate draw.

Upon freeing ‘Honey’ from the clutches of her unreleased works, we find a rousing joust of bravery and fragility soaring through. A becoming for the singer/songwriter that see’s her realise her full potential, aligning her ruthlessly frank torchblazing songs alongside a group of women who seek to make a stand (Anna Calvi, Angel Olsen, Courtney Barnett to name but a few). We sure can’t wait for what comes next.

Bryde’s EP2 will be released via Tipping Point Records on 4th November. Pre-order the exclusive 10″ vinyl, CD or digital copy here.

Beginning with a one-off date in London on 13th October, Bryde will be touring the UK in support of the new release. For all the dates, see below:

13.10 – LONDON, The Courtyard Theatre
01.11 – BRIGHTON, The Hope And Ruin
02.11 – CARDIFF, Clwb Ifor Bach
03.11 – BRISTOL, The Old Bookshop
04.11 – SOUTHAMPTON, The Notes Cafe
06.11 – GLASGOW, Broadcast
07.11 – NEWCASTLE, Head Of Steam
08.11 – MANCHESTER, Fallow Cafe
09.11 – LEEDS, Oporto
10.11 – BIRMINGHAM, Sunflower Lounge
17.11 – NORWICH, The Shoe Factory Social Club

Photo Credit: Lauren Withrow

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Charlotte Holroyd
Editor, Creator and Founder of Bitter Sweet Symphonies. A lover of music and cinema, who's constantly attending gigs and in search of a great experience.

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