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Yvonne McDonnell


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    Keep Me Pure
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    I'm Not This Layer of Skin
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    My Own Advice
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    The Savages
Hailing from East London, Yvonne McDonnell's music has gone from strength to strength since she first started performing at university, with recent play on BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio Scotland to add to her impressive catalogue of supporters.
Her sound has developed over the years, from strumming an old Spanish guitar, to creating beautiful, harmonious soundscapes with faded instrumentals and Celtic vocals.
“London folk artist Yvonne says she takes inspiration from the likes of Janice Joplin, Joy Division, Nina Simone, BRMC, Johnny Cash, Tracy Chapman, Joan Armatrading, Perfume Genius and Nick Cave, and while lists such as these can often do little more than cause a skeptical eyebrow to rise, somehow I can hear a little of them all in just this one track. Quite something!” Fresh on the Net
“This is the voice of a woman who is committed to her art and appears to have the same strength in her heart as she does in her voice.” We Close Tonight
“There is a pungent scent of brilliance in every note picked.” Give It Back Magazine
“One of London’s most promising rising songwriting stars.” Chaos Theory Music


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