Scottish singer/songwriter KT (Katie) Tunstall is one of the most celebrated female rock performers to emerge from the UK in recent years. Inevitably compared to the likes of PJ Harvey and Joss Stone, she has captured attention with her stunning stage presence and powerful guitar-driven melodies. She is a self-confessed fan of David Bowie and Ella Fitzgerald, characteristics of whom are apparent in her strong femininity and intelligent, illustrative lyrics. She is famed world-wide for her live performances in which she captivates not only by the way she moves passionately with the music but also by the way she runs the stage with consummate technical ability. This supreme combination of Bob Dylan-folk rock with a White Stripe-y ethic is for all people of all tastes, so don't miss out on our KT Tunstall tickets.
Born in Edinburgh and raised in St Andrews, KT Tunstall was interested in physics and cosmology from an early age, a personal trait that became abundantly clear on the release of Eye to the Telescope in 2004. As she entered her mid teens, music became her primary focus, the flute and guitar being her chosen instruments. She continued for some years with formal education at St Andrews, Kent School and later studied music at Royal Holloway. A contemporary of bands like Texas and The Beta Band, she was involved heavily in the Scottish music scene as she continued to write songs and play in local bands. In late 2004 she went into a rural English studio and came out shortly afterwards with Eye to the Telescope in hand, to be released a few months later on Relentless records.
It is difficult to exaggerate the critical and popular praise KT Tunstall has received for Eye to the Telescope. The album debuted at #3 in the British charts and has sold 2.5 million copies to date. She received a much coveted Mercury Music Prize nomination as well as winning the equally coveted Best British Female Solo Artist title at the 2006 Brit Awards. This, however, is just part of the story. Bursting into the public consciousness by way of popular live tv performances, KT Tunstall is one of the most talked about artists in recent British history. Music critics, concert goers and radio listeners alike have nothing but praise for hit singles such as 'Suddenly I See' and 'Black Horse and the Cherry Tree.' KT Tunstall tickets are undoubtedly going to sell fast, wherever she goes.
KT Tunstall is currently both extremely popular and critically acclaimed, a rare feat aided in no small part by her focus on performance and extensive concert tours. Her live shows are truly unique; the post-modernism of her style and appearance is well complimented by her honest and emotional folk-rock sound. The massive media attention she has received at home is likely to translate around the world, so buy KT Tunstall tickets today for an original and inspiring musical experience.
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