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You may know Sophie Barker as one of the vocalists on Zero 7’s Simple Things, that luscious, sweeping vocal at the forefront of the album’s breakaway hit ‘In The Waiting Line’. You may also know her for her work with Groove Armada, The Egg, Grooverider, Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) and Muki, or maybe for her previous solo album Earthbound. She also worked on The Rainbow Collections, a series of children’s music. It’s been a packed 10 years, that’s for sure – but with the release of new album Seagull comes the chance to get to know the real Sophie.
Sophie Barker’s new solo album Seagull reintroduces her with a more plaintive sound than before. And she talks about the new album – released on indie label Ho Hum Records – with an incredible excitement: “It’s like serendipity calling and coming together through the most natural of sources.”