SUNDAY 10TH AUGUST 2014
Singing in a boxing ring with Mike Tyson and eight hundred others as her audience, supporting Daniel Powter, and her own acoustic set at Rockwood Music Hall, New York, are just some of Rebecca’s achievements so far.
‘Scotland’s Brightest Young Talent’
Christopher Karghoo (l’Express)
As an accomplished pianist, who recently added the guitar to her portfolio of skills, Rebecca now has almost one hundred thousand subscribers on YouTube and nearly twenty-five million people viewing her work, over six-hundred thousand per month.
Described as a mix between Lana Del Ray, Adele and a female Tom Odell, Rebecca uses social media such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate with her supporters, while taking a keen interest in the views of those who have followed her every career move.
‘A YouTube sensation in her own right’
Kevin Noonan (The Observer)
Shearing only started writing songs at the age of 18, stating ‘she had found something to write about by then’. With many live performances throughout the United Kingdom under her belt, and interviews both in the United Kingdom and abroad, Rebecca is slowly breaking down the barriers that surround many manufactured acts. Hard work and a fiery determination have given Rebecca recognition throughout the industry. It is only now a matter of time before that recognition is developed into even more success.
Born in Ayrshire in the West of Scotland, Rebecca has just gained a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music at Napier University in Edinburgh.
‘Exciting’, ‘fresh’, ‘dynamic’, ‘a new vibrant musical journey’, are just a few of the descriptions of the work of singer songwriter Rebecca Shearing.