22. September 2018 - 21:00
Lucy Spraggan @ Mohawk | Mohawk | Saturday, 22. September 2018
If 2018 is anywhere near as eventful as the previous year, Lucy Spraggan is set for an interesting 12 months. The singer-songwriter netted her fourth top 40 album in January last year, and followed that success with more than 22,000 ticket sales across her UK and European tours.I Hope You Don’t Mind Me Writing charted at number 12 in the Official Top 40 Album Chart. The album, the second under her own label - CTRL Records - was described as ‘a triumph’ by The Sun.As well as more than 60 headline shows Lucy also performed at some of the UK’s most popular festivals, including Glastonbury and Isle of Wight Festival. Recognized as one of the leading lights in the LGBT community, Spraggan has managed to build her fanbase into a far wider market.Her name is now synonymous to the melodic middle ground where pop and acoustic folk meet. The toe-tapping interpretations of classic sounds and the harmony-heavy ballads that she pulls from modern rhythm and blues, are hard to forget. Spraggan’s trademark sound is the rattle of rap dropped into sing-along folk-style numbers. Spraggan has already announced some huge headline shows for October 2018, with shows at iconic venues such as Glasgow Barrowland, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Nottingham Rock City and Manchester releasing four albums in five years Lucy is probably due a rest, but the writing process is already underway for album number 5, due for release in early 2019.