The Dublin-born Evelyn Burke is a singer-songwriter based in the UK. Recently graduated from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Music, and won the Songlink “Best Composition Award” for her song “Walk Alone”.
Reaching number 1 in the Indie Unsigned Myspace charts helped Evelyn gain solid Industry interest. This resulted in her collaboration with chart topping songwriter/producers Paul Herman (Dido, Corinne Bailey Rae, Natasha Bedingfield, Emeli Sande) and James Bryan (Nelly Furtado, Philosopher Kings).
The outcome of this creative collaboration is an exciting collection of radio friendly electro-pop songs,consistent UK, US and German label and publishing interest, Evelyn is tipped to be one of the talents of 2012.
Take a look below to watch the video for her first single ” GIVE ME THE LIGHT ”
The Music Industry spotted her after she joined the band Kankouran singing on their song “Rivers “, part of “SKINS” soundtrack, a brilliant success in the UK and worldwide
Take a listen here:
Evelyn is going to showcase her work in Italy playing an unplugged live accompanied by her guitarist.
18th of April @ Borgo Della Marchesa , Rome
19th of April @ Corto Maltese, Lecce
20th of April @ Velvet Cafè , Grottaglie , Taranto