New EP: ‘YOU’
Friday May 17th
Label: Paragon Records
Following on from the success of debut singles Human and Grace coupled with the winning of the Northern Irish Music Prize – Single of the Year 2018, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kitt Philippa (KP) now gears up for the release of their next single and EP release both titled: ‘You’ scheduled for release Friday, May 17th
The lead single and title track from the 4 track EP: You speaks of a type of imaginary love and yearning, while Human is an emotive plea, a call to be close and to be kind, to rediscover that most beautiful denominator within all of us; our humanity. Grace is a reductive reflection on a love most innocent and true, while the final track on the EP: Lion is a track about courage and the seeking of renewal.
Although growing up largely in a classical music environment, Kitt Philippa’s influences have been broad, and their songwriting and performances reflect a craft steeped in contemporary urban and digital soundscapes.
KP has performed music with The Ulster Orchestra, has been featured on the playlists of Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Robinson, Huw Stephens, Philly Taggart, Tom Ravenscroft, RTE 2FM and has silenced audiences in Berlin, London, Dublin, and Belfast: the place currently called home.
Summer 2019 UK Tour Dates
2nd May 19: Cyprus Avenue, Music Cork, IRL
3rd May 19: Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast, NI @ The MAC
10th May 19: The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK
25th May 19: Ward Park, Bangor, NI
4th June 19: Visual Carlow Festival, Carlow, IRl
22nd June 19: Body & Soul Festival, Westmeath, IRL
20th July 19: KnockanStockan Festival, Blessington, IRL
’they are extraordinary. I think they are a shining future star’ – Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC 6 Music)
“Heard ‘Hosanna’ tonight at midnight and downloaded the EP straight away. Impressive is too weak a word.” – Hozier
“Kitt Philippa is a very talented and thoughtful singer and musician who performs in an open and honest way, unburdened by external pressure and it shows” – Nialler9
“… full of sparse, graceful, elegantly pitched wonder. There’s a beautiful minimal soulfulness…” – The Irish Times