Cecil, takes her name and inspiration from her Great Uncle Cecil McGivern who was a broadcasting pioneer for British Radio and Television in the 1940s and 1950s as well as being responsible for the screenplay for the original 1946 version of “Great Expectations” for which he was nominated for an Oscar.
Kick starting her musical journey ‘Queen Of Cruel’, was picked up by the BBC Introducing who gave the record numerous spins throughout 2018 with BBC 6 Music also lending their support to Cecil.
2018 saw the songstress nominated for “Best Solo Female” at the U.M.A’s which led to a jam packed summer which saw Cecil appear alongside the likes of Jess Glynne, Razorlight, Chase & Status, Sam Fender as well as warming up for Jools Holland and supporting the iconic Grace Jones.
Her release of “Toybox” caught the attention of the national press which saw Cecil earn her place on The Independent’s “Ones To Watch In 2019” list. Her music also caught the attention of The Sun tipping her as a “Rising Star”. The likes of CLASH magazine, Line Of Best Fit have given their support to the stellar pop riser.
With her self-proclaimed “Off-Pop” style being compared to the likes of Lana Del Rey meets Gaga with a hint of Kate Bush, Cecil will definitely be a one to watch.