Tag Archives: Thea Gilmore

Album review: TRACEY BROWNE – The Doctrine Of Song

TRACEY BROWNE - The Doctrine Of Song

[Release date 4.05.18] You could be forgiven – listening in a ‘blindfold test’ to this sophomore release from Manchester-based singer songwriter Tracey Browne, for occasionally thinking, “blimey, where did these ‘lost’ Thea Gilmore songs come from?” But dig a little … Continue reading

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News: THEA GILMORE tops popular poll for best album of 2017, Marillion voted Top Live Act

Thea Gilmore - Telford

Singer songwriter Thea Gilmore has won the popular vote in Get Ready to ROCK!’s end of year poll.  Thea’s album ‘The Counterweight’ was voted ‘Best of 2017′ by readers and listeners. Alan Jones from Get Ready to ROCK! has been … Continue reading

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Gig review: THEA GILMORE – Telford’s Warehouse, Chester, 12 December 2017

THEA GILMORE - Telford

No, the GRTR! Christmas Party was not being held in a phone booth this year, but my fellow scribe Pete Whalley and I instead felt the glow of Thea Gilmore’s traditional gathering at a favourite venue in Chester. In a … Continue reading

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Album review: THEA GILMORE – The Counterweight

THEA GILMORE - The Counterweight

WMW/Cooking Vinyl  [Release date 02.06.17] So what’s a girl to do? She’s got bills to pay just like the rest of us, so is this the moment that Thea Gilmore drifts into the mainstream? From the release of the bile-spitting … Continue reading

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Gig review: THEA GILMORE – Liverpool Philharmonic, 17 November 2015

THEA GILMORE - Liverpool Philharmonic, 17 November 2015

I have been following Thea Gilmore from the early days of her career when I heard her being championed by Bob Harris on his Radio 2 Saturday show back in the late nineties. I’ve seen her develop from a bile-spitting … Continue reading

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Album review: THEA GILMORE – Ghosts & Graffiti

THEA GILMORE - Ghosts & Graffiti

Full Fill [Release date 11.05.15] We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – Thea Gilmore is one of the finest contemporary singer songwriter gracing these fair isles.  In another era she would have packed theatres the length and … Continue reading

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Gig review: THEA GILMORE – Telford’s Warehouse, Chester, 9 December 2014

Thea Gilmore - Telford

Thea Gilmore’s Office Christmas bash was a somewhat conservative affair this year.  As always, Thea was on sparkling form and buoyed with festive cheer, office manager Nigel Stonier orchestrated with his usual aplomb, and secretary Fluff and temp Liz Hanks … Continue reading

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Gig review: THEA GILMORE, Telford’s Warehouse, Chester, 17 December 2013

Thea Gilmore setlist, 17 December 2013

In a week that saw Sam Bailey crowned Queen of X Factor and announcing  that her first album may be one of cover versions, you can’t help feeling that the true musical troopers suffer in silence. Enter, Thea Gilmore, who … Continue reading

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Quick plays (singles): TARJA, THEA GILMORE, REBELLIOUS SPIRIT, MATINEE, RUBYLUX, VALENTIINE

REBELLIOUS SPIRIT - Sweet Access Right

THEA GILMORE – Start As We Mean To Go On Start As We Mean To Go is the second single to be lifted from Thea Gilmore’s excellent new album Regardless. With the impetus from the first single Love Came Looking … Continue reading

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Gig review: THEA GILMORE, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 10 May 2013

Thea Gilmore - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 10 May 2013

This promotional gig for Thea’s excellent new album Regardless, complete with supporting string quartet, proved at least one thing – there’s no finer British vocalist/singer songwriter on the scene at present. Finding local ‘talent’ to open the set – a … Continue reading

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Album review: THEA GILMORE – Regardless

Thea Gilmore - Regardless

Thea Gilmore is nothing if not prolific – Regardless is her 14th album in as many years, but look a little more deeply at her recent output and you’ll see that her last two offerings have been a re-working of … Continue reading

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The Lady: A Homage to Sandy Denny

An evening of classic songs by Sandy Denny featuring Joan Wasser aka Joan As Policewoman, Maddy Prior, Jerry Donahue, Dave Swarbrick, Green Gartside, PP Arnold, Thea Gilmore, plus members of Bellowhead, Lavinia Blackwall (Trembling Bells), Sam Carter, Blair Dunlop (The … Continue reading

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