SPOTLIGHT: Lucy May Walker Announces ‘Bad Day’ EP

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Lucy May Walker will share her brand new ‘Bad Day’ EP this Friday (June 5th). It represents her second EP after her 2018 debut ‘Heartbreak Songs’ and finds Lucy filtering her own distinctive personality into modern folk and pop influences such as Lucy Rose, Nina Nesbitt and Maisie Peters.

“The ‘Bad Day’ EP is a collection of songs that form a diary of the last couple of years in my life,” says Lucy. “It takes you on a journey learning about family relationships, friendships and falling in love. Every song allows you to feel different kinds of emotion, from anger to nostalgia to love and all things in-between. I am really proud of the EP and hope people can connect with the songs.”

Inspired by her love of Edinburgh, ‘Home From Home’ celebrates all of the city’s inimitable charms.

She says, “Every year I visit the city to perform at the Fringe Festival and every time I return I’m always reminded about all the things I love about it: the people, the cobbled streets, even the rain is almost charming. For me it’s a place that really feels like a second home, somewhere I can go back to and get lost in.”

Lucy May co-wrote ‘Home From Home’ with Joe Hammill of Cattle & Cane, and the song features Joe Watt on piano. Other collaborators on the EP include The Dunwells, Melanie Baker and Megan O’Neill.

About Lucy May Walker:

Originally from Worcestershire and now based in London, Lucy May’s passion for music started when she was a child. She cultivated her talents in a DIY style, studying performing arts and playing open mic nights. That modest beginning resulted in a huge moment of exposure after Jeremy Vine saw her busking. He invited her to perform live on his Radio 2 show and subsequently on his Channel 5 discussion show too.

Her debut EP ‘Heartbreak Songs’ hit #3 on iTunes’ singer/songwriter chart, while early tracks including ‘Safety Net’ have also helped to earn airplay at BBC Introducing and Radio 2. Lucy May Walker is also an accomplished live performer. She’s sold out headline shows all over the UK, and also played to larger audiences as guest to artists as varied as Tom Speight, Lucy Spraggan, The Dunwells, Wet Wet Wet and Hue And Cry.

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