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Local singer Hannah Brine releases new single I Hope You Come Around, recorded live at Fiction Studios

“I can definitely hear the Joni Mitchell vibes” Summaya Mughal, BBC Radio Leicester

Local singer, turned songwriter  – Hannah Brine – releases the next song from her Live at Fiction Studios EP – ‘I Hope You Come Around’, on September 29th. Hannah has performed with Gary Barlow and sung on Disney sessions, plus trained choirs for performances at the BBC Proms and Strictly Come Dancing, as well as having a Number 1-selling trance record, but now finally takes her turn in the spotlight, with her country-esq ballad I Hope You Come Around.

The song is an emotive plea to a lover to walk the same path and commit to a shared future.

The rest of the EP flirts with Joni-style ballads, including the folk hit Spirit of the Singers, co-written with Daisy Chute, and the jazzy Picture Book.

The EP was recorded at Fiction Studios London, and Hannah’s stunning vocals are backed by the HB Band packed full of talent – Greg Sanders on guitar, Ed Blunt on piano, Tom Walley on bass, Simon Spies on drums, Christinna Tedders on violin and backing vocals and Imogen Halsey on cello and backing vocals . Their credits include the London Symphony Orchestra, West End musical theatre appearances including Once, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and The Book of Mormon, Norwegian singer songwriter Sigrid,  Grammy award winner Derrick Hodge, virtuoso drummer Marcus Gilmore, singer songwriter Beth Nielson Chapman as well as most major London venues.

Much of the EP was co-written with Hannah’s regular collaborator Michael Garvin, responsible for 23 number 1 hits, including George Benson’s Never Give up on a Good Thing, and J Lo’s Waiting For Tonight.

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