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PALOMA FAITH BRINGS FORWARD THE RELEASE DATE OF HER DEBUT SINGLE "STONE COLD SOBER" TO JUNE 15, IN RESPONSE TO UK RADIO ALREADY PLAYING IT - A FULL 2 MONTHS AHEAD OF ITS ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE!
PALOMA WILL BE PREVIEWING MATERIAL FROM HER FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM AT A SERIES OF SPECIAL NIGHTS IN LONDON, STARTING ON APRIL 9TH AT THE HOXTON BAR AND KITCHEN.
"With huge 'don't kill Bambi' eyes and Beat-Girl insouciance issuing from Betty Page lips, Paloma Faith is a born performer" ID
"I can be wilder than the wind 190 miles an hour, I'm in a whole other dimension, dancing doubles on the floor, You think I'm crazy, a little bit hazy But I'm stone cold sober" Paloma Faith
The force of nature that answers to the name PALOMA FAITH is one that has been known in underground arts circles in London for some time. As an ex magician's assistant, trained contemporary dancer, St Martin's college alumni with an MA in theatre direction, performer in burlesque shows and actress , Paloma has been mixing media throughout her short adult life. A few years ago she introduced music, her primary love, into the equation, at first mimicking the blues and soul singers she so admired, but eventually finding her own voice.
It is this extraordinary voice and persona that you can hear for the first time when her debut single "Stone Cold Sober" is rush released by Epic on June 15.
Ten random facts about Paloma Faith (plus an extra one for her already burgeoning fan club)
She is half Spanish, half English
She appears in the new Terry Gilliam film "The Imagination of Dr Parnassus"
Her favourite performance artist is Ryan Styles
She began singing in cabaret and burlesque clubs
She has a track on the forthcoming Basement Jaxx album
When she was a magician's assistant she would be sawn in half on stage
She was born in Hackney
Paloma has had lots of interesting jobs, including appearing as a live ghost on a ghost train and working as as assistant in Agent Provocateur
She once described her early performances as "David Lynch meets William Blake at the circus".
She appeared in the St Trinians film as Andrea the Emo
She once joked about slumming it at festivals -amp;ldquo; "Anywhere you can't wear stilettos just isn't worth going".
On April 9th Paloma will play the first in a series of special live events at which she and her special guests will present a complete evening of entertainment. Between 8pm and 11, the Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, 2- 4 Hoxton Sq, London N1 will host a Paloma themed night where she and her special guests Elviin and Josh Weller will perform. Tickets are £8/concessions £7 and Paloma's stated dress code is "dress like there's no tomorrow".
The single "Stone Cold Sober" is being rush released on June 15 on 2 track CD and download. Its original release date of July had to be brought forward when radio started playing the record last week, a full four months ahead of release.
Inspired by iconic figures like Etta James, Billie Holiday, David Lynch and Tim Burton, Paloma Faith brings a whole new dimension to the phrase 'the real deal'. Here is where the story begins-.
Paloma Faith plays live:
Thursday 9th April -amp;ldquo; Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
Sunday 3rd May -amp;ldquo; Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
And you have this VERY limited CD promo featuring this stunning track with bonus remixes from the mighty CICADA!!!!
Make sure you are on the case for this massive tune!