WHO IS NAOMI?
Naomi exploded onto the scene with the dance single "Let You Go" in 2013, the song was signed to Sleazy Deep Records, played around Europe and put on an Ibiza compilation album.
Fascinated by the metaphysical and spiritual worlds, she explores nature against a backdrop of beats and haunting layered backing vocals to create a rich, elemental music that speaks of her philosophical side.
After the success of her debut single, she began recording her debut EP ‘Intuition’, whose tracks were picked up by BBC Introducing, Shoreditch Radio and Future Radio. Her single Dream Lover reached the semi-finals of the UK Songwriting Contest 2016; she was Regional Finalist in Open Mic UK 2016 and finalist in the East Anglia Music Talent Awards 2017. She has performed for the Norwich Arts Centre, Grapevine at the Guildhall, The Voice, Open Mic UK, Norwich Sound and Vision Festival, and a host of local events.
"Dream Lover, so good, I kept dancing round the office when I heard it" Jay Lawrence, BBC Introducing
"Dance of Life is another level" Gary Standley, BBC
"Ethereal yet powerful Naomi Sutherland’s voice is out of this world. With her haunting melodies and beautiful lyrics, this is an artist destined to be huge." Tasha Smith - The New Music Show on Shoreditch Radio
"I had the pleasure of listening to Naomi’s debut release. I found her enchanting voice, bewitching lyrics and artistic intensity really compelling. I still want to make her next record! She’s all heart & soul!" Steve Greenwell (producer for Joss Stone)
She is currently working on her next EP, Echoes.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NAOMI
Naomi started her first company at the age of 10 with her friends raking leaves and shovelling snow.
The first song Naomi ever sang was 'Voi Che Sapete' from Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' when she was 12 years old. She still does not like the song.
Naomi had crippling stage fright as an early singer and burst into hysterics on stage in front of her whole school when performing the duet, 'Gin a Body'.
She was described as an "exceptional talent" as a young singer.
She likes a range of music, but most identifies with Kate Bush and Stevie Nicks.
The best concert she ever saw was the Russian State Symphony playing Tchakovsky, Shostakovich and Prokofiev.
The first single Naomi released was in 2013 under Sleazy Deep Records. It was written in the studio and recorded in four hours, viewed on Youtube 36,000 times and received radio play around Europe. It was her first time in a studio.