Purdy confirmed for Jools Holland tour in November and releases new single Shook Shook

Posted on 13 June 2015
By Khyle Deen
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Purdy, the girl who grew up on Ian Fleming’s estate, performed with Lana Del Rey on Necker Island and is opening for Jools Holland at the Albert Hall in November is back with another single and sexy video ‘Shook Shook’.

The beautiful Purdy (aka Rebecca Poole) is a painter as well as a slinky pop act, painting for Mick Jagger & acting as a muse for non-other than Jack Vettriano.

Link to her art: http://rebeccapoole.wix.com/artpoole#!prints/cyyt

– “So slinky, it shouldn’t be allowed” Craig Charles BBC 6 Music

– “Great character, unique voice, a true artist” BBC Radio Ldn

– “There is a buzz reminiscent of the times when Paloma Faith hit the boards with ‘Stone Cold Sober’ and that’s no bad thing.” Blues and Soul Magazine

Supported by Radio 6, Record of the Day, Blues and Soul, Music Week, GigWise, I Luv Live & BBC London, PURDY is kicking up the dust with her diamond debut album and thrilling International audiences with her distinctive, sultry vocals and her chillingly brilliant singles.

Purdy’s music has impressed some major audiences including 90,000 people at Wembley, F1 events and The London Lifestyle Awards. She has sung for the likes of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mick Jagger and was recently a guest singer onRichard Branson’s Necker Island where she supported none other than Lana Del Rey.

Purdy writes songs with all the swagger and poetic charm of a new age femme fatale with hints of – Nina Simone, Nancy Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Henry Mancini.

The self-confessed subscriber of love will be releasing her killer debut album ‘Diamond in the Dust’ in May 2015 and is produced by Grammy award winning producer Andy Wright, famed for his records with Imelda May & Simply Red.

This will Include Purdy’s co-writes with Emily Phillips (Rizzle Kicks writer) Tim Baxter, Damian Montague, Charlie Perry and Jamiroquai’s pianist and producer Matt Johnson.

Here is Purdy in her own words, interviewing for London Live Feb 2015: http://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2015-02-13/perdy-on-007-pop-noir-and-her-london-dreams