‘One to watch’ Alice Gold has just finished recording her album ‘Seven Rainbows’. Comprised of dense, complex atmospherics and an effortless melodic sophistication
The quality in the songs was and is obvious, so much so that labels were queuing up for the rights to release it. A deal with Fiction Records allowed Alice to put together the live band she had always dreamed of: far from session musician blandness, the noise they make is a reflection of the records that Alice has always loved: Pixies, Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, taught, powerful, energetic, rough-around-the-edges. “I definitely write pop songs,” Alice says, “But I’m inspired just as much by leftfield stuff, rock and roll and psychedelia. Basically, I love Janis Joplin but I’ve got a crush on Alicia Keys!”.