Biography

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“One of our finest singer/songwriters” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

“brilliant! Lisa has a great voice” Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze)

“She brings an honest songwriting style and beautiful vocal styling to every one of her songs..In a sea of smart female singer-songwriters, Lisa Redford is an admiral”
Maverick Magazine ****

“There is a warmth and welcoming vibe to Redford’s music that really is difficult to resist” Americana UK (8 out of 10)

“Her grasp of texture, mode and fearlessness in giving it all, I suspect, comes with the realisation that she actually possesses a voice able to do her musical vision justice”
R2 Magazine ****

“a breath of fresh air. Hers is a pure and quite lovely voice which delivers some sweet Americana-tinged songs from the heart”
Manchester Evening News

Lisa Redford is fast becoming one of the UK’s Americana darlings, garnering constant praise from important tastemakers such as BBC Radio 2’s Bob Harris”
For the Country Record 

“Classy and classy and assured. Lisa is one to watch for sure.’
Proper Music Distribution

Award winning songwriter Lisa Redford has been heralded by legendary BBC Radio 2 Bob Harris as “one of our finest singer/songwriters”, and earned worldwide acclaim for her heartfelt acoustic music Americana with memorable melodies and stunning vocals.  She has also performed with, and opened for many respected international artists within the worlds of country, folk and Americana, performed many festivals such as C2C twice and recorded sessions for Bob Harris on Radio 2 and Under the Apple Tree.

She has released three acclaimed albums Slipstream’, ‘Lost Again’ and ‘Clouds with Silver’ as well as EP’s ‘Reminders’ and ‘Another Place and Time’ that have received airplay across the world including Bob Harris’s Radio 2 shows, Amazing Radio and Acoustic Cafe, radio’s best international showcase for new acoustic music. Her song ‘Dragonfly’ was played on a Bob Harris ‘Best of British’ show’ which featured the best songwriters in the UK. That song was also used in an independent film in LA.

A recent live performance of ‘Dragonfly’, supporting Eliza Carthy:

She has recorded two live sessions and interviews for Bob Harris’ Radio 2 show and been  the special guest at a ‘Bob Harris presents Americana’ showcase in London.

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More recently, Lisa also recorded a session for WBBC’s ‘Under the Apple Tree’

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Based in the US as well as the UK, Lisa has performed at various festivals including Latitude, Ipswich Music Day, Sound & Vision and for two years running has been selected to play the highly coveted pop-up stages at C2C Country to Country at the O2 where she had a wonderful response.

Lisa’s song writing has been receiving Awards.  In July 2015 her song ‘Here Alone’ was covered by Breeze Redwine, the winner of the Pre-Teen Award at TeenStar, the UK’s biggest teenage singing competition at Birmingham’s NEC.  This year ‘Courage’ a song she wrote for Breeze Redwine won Best Original Song at WCOPA, the World Championship of Performing Arts in Hollywood.

Lisa also writes hugely successful columns in Songwriting Magazine, the Evening News Newspaper and All Things Norfolk website where she offers music and songwriting advice to thousands of readers.

“Live, her voice really has immense power yet great control too and reminds me of the same heart worn tender vibrato of a young Emmylou Harris. Lisa’s voice is purer with a warm timbre, but has that same raw emotion in her voice that makes you feel she has lived through all the heartbreak she sings and writes about.” Americana UK Live Review

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