frame. To great critical acclaim, she was front-page news in the UK media, newly dubbed ‘Tiny Chancer’.
Since then she’s performed across the world with her trademark ‘big hair’ and critically acclaimed in her native Scotland with her quirky and fearless sense of style and sound. There’s something quite raw and interesting about the Tallia Storm vocal. Nothing contrived, just a deep soulful signature reminiscent to that from the Motown era, belying her age.
She counts Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Coltrane as inspirations, alongside contemporary artists like the late Amy Winehouse, Frank Ocean, John Legend, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar. Together with her father Sascha, a musician and producer, Tallia has crafted a unique sound to deliver a powerful and modern urban vocal, which is gathering an array of fans from around the world. Having recently jammed with the legendary Nile Rodgers on stage, he tweeted that Tallia was ‘one of his favourite new artists in the world’!
She’s just signed a global record deal with Virgin Records at the iconic Capitol Tower in Hollywood, has featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra / BBC Introducing platform as ‘Artist of the Week’ and has already laid down countless tracks. Tipped for big things in 2015, it sure seems like there’s a #storm coming!