The London based songstress is reworking the pop vocal while introducing us to a world of melancholy, heartbreak and soul. Some of the most soulful and striking pop music this year comes courtesy of 25‐year‐old London‐based songstress Purple Ferdinand. The singer/songwriter has silently been making waves as a singer over the last year and a half, bubbling just below the surface. Purple Ferdinand is a singer/songwriter hailing from East London who combines her sweet vocals with her ukulele, matched with poetic and heartfelt words, this nostalgic soulstress explores an elegant folk avenue on the acoustic version of her promo single, ‘Beautiful Anomaly’. Purple Ferdinand treats us to a brand new visual for her debut promo track ‘Beautiful Anomaly,’ The latest offering from the rising star showcases different sides of her personality and a stunning solo performance with her playing the Ukulele. Currently unsigned, she has gained support and interest from major platforms such as MTV UK , Wonderland, Roc 4 Life and Soul Culture , as well as artists likeLianne La Havas, Ghostpoet and Ministry Of Sound/Level Entertainment’s new soul boy,Daley. The rising star has gained significant radio support from BBC Radio 1Xtra DJs Ronnie Herel and DJ Target.
Purple Ferdinand was also chosen as one of RWD Magazine’s top 12 artists to watch out for in 2012 – other artists in the list included Emeli Sande, Jessie Ware and Azealia Banks. Not only is she leaving a mark on those that hear her voice, but she is also a well- known tattooist and has inked-up the platinum-selling Ed Sheeran and SB.TV’s Jamal Edwards, to just name few ‘Beautiful Anomaly ‘is just a little taster of what you can expect from this up-and-coming soul diva – who also has a passion for 90’s fashion.
Purple Ferdinand reminds us of a cool and edgy female version of Ed Sheeran with a Lianne La Havas twist. While it would be easy to compare her to other female singers, Purple Ferdinand’s stripped back and honest acoustic approach lets her poetic words sink into our skin so much more easily.” MTV UK
Purple Ferdinand – In My Dreams
A cross between Jhene Aiko and Lily Allen is how you could sum up the Londoners stunning melodic range on her latest musical presentation. The Love Bound EP is Purple Ferdinand’s way of showing us what we should expect on her forthcoming album via Columbia Records. “I feel like the album is going to both explain and define me,” the 26-year-old explained. Inspired by the likes of Eva Cassidy, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and Stevie Wonder, Purple has the ability to move you like no other.
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