Saturday, 14 December 2013

A Step for a Star?

If you are looking for something different to listen to tonight, you could do worse than to get yourself along to Glasgow's O2 ABC2 for 7.30, when talented, young Glasgow singer-songwriter, Jasmine, takes the next step in a promising career.

She takes to the stage to promote her newly released eponymous album. It can
be heard and purchased from iTunes here. Tickets for the concert are £10 available from
the O2 ABC or on line.

Jasmine's youth doesn't mean that her music is naive, sentimental or light. Her voice is
both powerful and melodic - with traces of one of her influences, Tracy Chapman - and her
songs are mature reflections on life. Probably because of her experiences. She is from
Pollok, and brought up in a brought up in a single parent family that she describes as 'very

She says
"Making music is my passion and I could honestly not picture myself doing anything else. I
have been writing, performing and developing since I was ten, and every song I've written
has been about some personal experience that either happened to me or to someone I

Although Jasmine is only 18, she has already worked with a number of important
musicians, including Scottish singer-songwriter, John Taylor, and Wet, Wet, Wet's Graeme
Duffin, (who produced her album). She has supported Luka Bloom, at Oran Mor, and
played concerts to support, anti-poverty charity, Caritas, and the recently the Clutha Vaults

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