Polly Paulusma


  1. 1.
    Dark Side
  2. 2.
    Mea Culpa
  3. 3.
    She Moves In Secret Ways
  4. 4.
    I Was Made To Love You
  5. 5.
    Over The Hill
In 2003, tucked away in her garden shed, 28-year-old Polly Paulusma recorded her debut album ‘Scissors In My Pocket’.
Record label One Little Indian signed her up and ‘Scissors…’ received immediate and widespread critical acclaim upon its international release in 2004. Paulusma was catapulted round the world, supporting Bob Dylan, Jamie Cullum, Coldplay, The Divine Comedy, Marianne Faithfull, and played Glastonbury, T in the Park and Cambridge Folk Festival.
Since then she has released two studio albums - 'Fingers and Thumbs' (2007) produced by Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Badly Drawn Boy) - and 'Leaves from the Family Tree' (2012) - and is slated to release two more (an album of traditional folk song, ‘Invisible Music’, coming out April 2021, and and a 24-track double album ‘The Pivot On Which Everything Turns’, in 2022.
Paulusma founded folk label Wild Sound in 2012, now an imprint at the newly-named One Little Independent. SHe has produced albums for Harry Harris, Stylusboy and Mortal Tides. She also teaches English/song to Cambridge English undergraduates and has just completed her PhD on Angela Carter’s folk singing.


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