Daisy Chute with support: Matt Owens

Thu 17th February, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Doors: 7:30pm)
Daisy Chute with support: Matt Owens

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“Absolutely superb. Captivating… The atmospheric London’s on Fire richly deserves the widest possible audience.’ Paul Sexton (Billboard, BBC Radio 2, Sunday Times)

Secondhand Heart is the first in a concept EP entitled Songs of Solace which follows the beginning, middle and end of a relationship and explores themes of mental health and depression. The EP features acoustic heartfelt songs with female vocal, guitar, cello, violin & piano. Secondhand Heart is about embarking on a new relationship but carrying with you all the baggage of former relationships. It’s about that desire for intimacy and connection, but with the knowledge that it could all fall apart like it has before.

Songs of Solace EP features Midori Jaeger on cello and Elisabeth Flett on Violin, was successfully crowdfunded in 2021 and is being released alongside a music video series.

“subtle and sparing acoustics ensure that hr voice soars and shines throughout” – Folk Radio

“Music is There is a quiet anthem for music lovers” – Andrew Frolish (Americana UK)

“Absolutely tremendous talent” – Justine Greene (BBC Radio 2)

“That really was fantastic. Just wonderful” – Sunny and Shay (BBC Radio London)

“Gorgeous Voice” – Guy Garvey (Elbow, BBC Radio 2)

Daisy Chute is an American-Scottish folk singer and songwriter. A banjo-wielding multi-instrumentalist, her musical roots are born out of her transatlantic heritage and she writes award-winning intelligent songs with stories, performing them with spine-tingling vocals & intricate instrumentation. Whilst still at school Daisy signed to Universal/Decca as one quarter and lead vocalist of multiple platinum selling band All Angels. A mix of Celtic, American, Classical and Jazz backgrounds has since seen her feature across Film/TV/Game soundtracks ranging from The Sims 4, Tomb Raider, Shaun The Sheep the movie, 47 Ronin and Yesterday to David Attenborough documentaries (A Perfect Planet) and Radiohead albums (session vocalist on A Moon Shaped Pool).

Recent projects have garnered support from the likes of her songwriting mentor Sir Ray Davies who describes her as a ‘committed, professional and creative songwriter’ and from music journalist Paul Sexton who counts her among his ‘top music tips’.

Her original work has had features on BBC Radio London/Kent/Coventry, C4, BBC 1, 2 and 3, Sky, ITV, CNN, Bob Harris’ Under The Apple Tree series and London Live. Daisy’s songs have been further recognised in competitions, coming first in the Coffee Music Project singersongwriter competition with her song ‘London’s on Fire’. Previous recognition in Scotland includes Burnsong x 2, Scottish Music Centre. And, the U.K. (BBC Young Composer, UKSWF, DIT, BAFTA) and in the U.S. (Nashville’s Songdoor, Tunesmith, Pulse Records, Durango).

As a dual national, Daisy performs both in the UK and US with recent tours to America (Nashville, New York, LA, Chicago) and festival appearances including Glastonbury Green Futures, Cornbury, Love Supreme, Black Deer, Edinburgh International Fringe and Summertyne.

With the majority of the live world going online since March 2020 Daisy’s live stream concerts have been featured on Cambridge Folk Festival at Home, Glastonbury Experience, Virtually Green Note, Global Coffee Festival, Global Music Match and in 2021 official showcases for AmericanaFest UK’s Staying Connected and Folk Alliance’s Folk Unlocked.




Matt Owens

British born singer-songwriter and musician Matt Owens first came to prominence as a founder member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale. Releasing four albums, Noah and the Whale achieved huge success in the UK and overseas, selling over one million albums in the UK alone. The band toured the world between 2006 and 2014, playing hundreds of festivals, including Austin City Limits, Fuji Rocks and Lollapalooza, as well as touring with the likes of Arcade Fire, Bahamas, and Laura Marling.

February 2019 saw the release of Matt’s debut solo album, “Whiskey and Orchids” to widespread critical acclaim including a 5-star review in Maverick Magazine. The album received substantial radio play and that summer he played over 25 festivals as far flung as the West Coast of Ireland and Northern Scotland, including Glastonbury.

2020 saw the release of Matt’s 2nd album Scorched Earth, to a fanfare of acclaim from the music press. Many BBC Radio Shows made it their album of the week, Bob Harris included “Cargo for the Road” on his first “Best of Under the Apple Tree” compilation and the album went on to feature in many Americana album of the year polls. 2020 also saw Matt co-write including Elles Bailey’s smash hit “Sunshine City” which was Planet Rock’s Number 1 song for 8 weeks.

This Autumn Matt release his eagerly anticipated 3rd album, cut with his own 7 piece-live band, The Delusional Vanity Project, at Middle Farm Studios.