Newcastle-based Kathryn Williams released her first album ‘Dog Leap Stairs’ on her own label Caw in 1999 on a budget of just £80. Her second record ‘Little Black Numbers’ was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2000 losing out to Badly Drawn Boy. She has collaborated and appeared on records by John Martyn, Bombay Bicycle Club, Marry Waterson and Neill Macoll, with whom she released the album ‘Two’ in 2008. She has played live with KT Tunstall, Ray Lamontagne and Martha Wainwright, amongst others. Williams is also a member of The Crayonettes, the band she formed with friend Anna Spencer. She released her eighth studio album – her first for OLI - ‘The Quickening’ in 2010.
“One of my all time favorite female singers”
“Should be paid a million pounds to never stop singing”
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