Purdy launched her debut album ‘Diamond in the Dust’ in 2016 on a UK tour supporting Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra – including a finale show at the Royal Albert Hall, which gave rise to sensational reviews.
As a singer/songwriter, Purdy creates alongside grammy award winning producer Andy Wright, famed for his records with Imelda May, Chrissie Hynde, Simple Minds and Simply Red And has almost completed her second album due for release early next year!
Often referred to as ‘pop noir’ with unmistakable Jazz undertones, Purdy’s distinctive sultry stylings and song writing skills have led to collaborations with Jamiroquai’s Matt Johnson and Ian Barter (Amy Winehouse). Purdy’s latest singles have been championed by Radio 2, BBC 6 music and BBC London.
Combining her own unique style with nuances of Nina Simone, Nancy Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Henry Mancini, Purdy offers playful swagger with hugely entertaining onstage appeal.
With her popularity continuing to grow, Purdy has performed to 90,000 people at Wembley, guested on The Royal Variety Show, performed with Jamie Cullum at BBC Radio 2’s Cheltenham Festival, played packed houses at London’s premier venues, Formula 1 events and The London Lifestyle Awards. Purdy also performed as a guest singer on Richard Branson’s Necker Island opening for Lana Del Rey
We can’t wait to welcome her back to the Crooked Billet.
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