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Zoë Bestel 

Hailed as one of Scotland’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters, award winning Glasgow based nu-folk musician, Zoë Bestel is known for her ethereal vocals, poignant melodies and stirring lyrics. As well as numerous BBC radio and TV performances, Bestel has captivated audiences across Denmark, Germany, Finland, Norway, and the Czech Republic, with festival highlights including Orkney Folk Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, and Celtic Connections.

2018 brought the launch of her second album and fourth release, ‘Transience’, recorded and produced in Copenhagen in the summer of 2017. Bestel was signed that November to the world’s first crowd-funded label ‘Last Night From Glasgow’ who brought her new work to vinyl. ‘Transience’ released globally, to high acclaim, on Record Store Day April 2018. Bestel is in the studio this year with new music on the horizon for 2020.

 

“Audiences are fast catching up with the fact that, in Bestel’s hands, the ukulele shrugs off its stereotypical comedy baggage and becomes the instrument of choice for one of Scotland’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters.” - The National

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