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Freya Ridings Releases ‘Lost Without You’ Live at Hackney Round Chapel

Freya Ridings’ rise to stardom has been cemented with her single ‘Lost Without You’ hitting Number 9 in the Official Charts this week. A hymn to lost love and regret, the single has now had over 50 million streams.  The last time a female artist hit the Top 10 with a song 100% written by themselves was in 2012 with a re-charting of Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’. Listen here

It’s been an incredible year for the North London, 23-year old and looks set to get even better with her biggest sold-out headline UK tour kicking off next week where she has sold over 7,000 tickets. Freya’s rising success is testament to an artist that has been touring relentlessly over the past couple of years, selling out venues in the US and UK, playing festivals, constantly writing and releasing music for her fans.

‘Lost Without You’, alongside other stand-out tracks ‘Ultraviolet’, ‘Blackout’ and her spine-tingling cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s ‘Maps’ has now catapulted Freya’s monthly listeners on Spotify to over 2 million. Plus, Freya’s live album ‘Live at Omeara’ released earlier this year has now been the #1 Alternative album on iTunes for 3 consecutive weeks.  

Contending with being incredibly shy and feeling isolated at school, Freya found her extraordinary, vibrato-rich, pin-drop voice when she was in just Year 7 at school when she was invited to perform at an open-mic night. Freya explains, I sang quite low for a little girl, I did this whole raspy thing. Suddenly, though, I’d found my own way. To this day, I still can’t believe I got up there. The whole room went crazy. And that was the moment where I thought: ‘Maybe I can take this thing that’s my own private thing, that I’ve done on my own, and actually share it with other people.'”

But whether it is live, sitting at the piano, or strumming her guitar, Freya has distilled a short lifetime of uncertainty, and transformed it into songs of alchemical incandescence, magicked into greatness by one of the most powerful voices in a generation.

The full list of live dates are:

October

14th                         Austin City Limits, USA

18th                       London Shepherds Bush Empire – SOLD OUT

19th                       Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – SOLD OUT

20th                       The Globe, Cardiff – SOLD OUT

22nd                      St Luke’s, Glasgow – SOLD OUT

23rd                       LimeLight 2, Belfast – SOLD OUT

24th                       Tivoli Theatre, Dublin  – SOLD OUT

26th                       Oxford Academy 2, Oxford – SOLD OUT

27th                       Dance House, Manchester  – SOLD OUT

28th                       The Wardrobe, Leeds  – SOLD OUT

29th                       o2 Institute 3, Birmingham  – SOLD OUT

31st                        The Haunt, Brighton  –SOLD OUT

November

1st                          Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth – SOLD OUT

8th                           Le Pop-Up du Label, Paris, France

9th                           Paradiso Noord, Amsterdam, Netherlands

20th                         Joe’s Pub, New York, USA – SOLD OUT

23rd                        The Troubadour, LA, USA

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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