Summer by the River: Amahla
Hackney-born singer, songwriter and musician Amahla taps into an era before her time to create vintage-inspired soul music.
After releasing her debut single ‘Old Soul’ which received support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra and 6Music, Amahla was awarded the PRS Lynsey De Paul Prize for outstanding female songwriters. Amahla rounded off 2018 as a recipient of the second ever MOBO Awards X Help Musicians fund for her exceptional voice.
Amahla entered 2019 releasing her follow up single ‘Dorothy’s Verses’ and playing full sets at The Jazz Cafe, Royal Albert Hall in addition to selling out her headline show at the Roundhouse marking the releases of her debut EP ‘Consider This’.
‘Consider This’ explores issues of Domestic Violence, Race, Class and inner city life, demonstrating a storytelling ability long beyond her years. It’s a culturally important release, with an undeniably talented songwriter at its core.
With a unique voice and impressive live catalogue, if she isn’t already, Amahla will be on your radar soon.
“[Dorothy’s Verses] pieces together the truth of Amahla’s life through fragmented memories, brought to life with help from Amahla’s detailed and diligent songwriting” – Complex UK
"She possesses the vocal ability to knock your ears clean off your head..but instead puts all the focus and effort into the subject matter, using her singing ability as a vehicle for her stories” – Earmilk
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