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“UK-based, Dutch musician LIO is one of Holland’s most intriguing new singer-songwriters, having carved a reputation for herself as someone who is able to capture the pure essence of human emotion within her music.” - All Things Loud
Netherlands-born, Sheffield-based LIO has taken the stage supporting acts such as Estrons, Orchards, Skinny Pelembe, Slow Club and Our Girl. In May 2018 LIO launched as a full band, further building their eclectic sound compared to the likes of Florence and the Machine and Daughter. They quickly gathered momentum on the Sheffield music scene and beyond through multiple festival appearances (Outlines, Tramlines, Y Not Festival), radio play (Amazing Radio, BBC Introducing Sheffield, Sheffield Live) and their O2 Academy Sheffield debut supporting King No-One.
Other Highlights:
- Sold out single launch at Café Totem, Sheffield
- Included in BBC Introducing Sheffield’s ‘Top 50 Tracks of 2018’
- The Unsigned Guide ‘Spotlight Artist’ January 2019
“Ranging from ambient soundscapes to mellow indie and everything in between, their set was a very welcome breather. One thing that cannot go understated is LIO’s voice. She manages to belt her heart out while having it blend perfectly with the moody ambience of the music. It’s pretty impressive.” - KYCKER
“Growing Pains is probably my favourite track that I've heard from her yet. And that's saying something, because she makes some incredible music.” - BBC Introducing Sheffield


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