About Rebecca Hurn
Rebecca is a 24-year-old singer songwriter resident in Porthcawl South Wales, United Kingdom – musically centred in Cardiff, Wales.
A beautifully thought provoking acoustic singer songwriter with contemporary, evocative vocals and relevant lyrics.
Rebecca is currently (24/11/18) an ‘A’ list artist on BBC Radio Wales with her current single ‘Brooklyn’
Rebecca was also ‘A’ listed on BBC Radio Wales for four weeks from April 13th 2018 when she released the single ‘Waves’
On March 29th 2018 at the Cardiff Music Awards via online public votes for nomination and post nomination later a panel of music industry experts awarded Rebecca the Best Solo Artist 2018 award.
Rebecca achieved early success with her debut EP ‘Lions’ in September 2015 reaching number 5 in the iTunes Singer/songwriter charts, passing established artists, Ed Sheeran, James Bay and George Ezra.
Her December 2016 recording of her original song ‘Lifeline’was released in late December 2016 and again charted in the top twenty in the iTunes Singer/songwriter charts.
On March 30th2017 at the Cardiff Music Awards via online public votes for nomination and post nomination voting later a panel of music industry experts awarded Rebecca the Best Single/EP 2017 award for ‘Lifeline’.
At the end of August 2017 Rebecca collaborated with producer Lee Jon House to record her follow up EP ‘Waves’ Lee has previously engineered and / or produced for Amy Wadge, Cerys Matthews, Julian Lloyd Webber, Only Men Aloud, and XY&O who are one of the most streamed unsigned bands in the world at this time (approximately 25 million streams)
‘Waves’EP – later released on April 13th 2018. (See press remarks) There is also a music video to accompany the critically acclaimed ‘Waves’. During April Rebecca was added to the BBC Radio Wales ‘A’ list and as a result had lots of airplay.
Adam Walton a presenter with BBC Radio Wales described Rebecca’s voice as a ‘National Treasure’
Charlie Ashcroft Amazing Radio (09/04/18) said;
Released this Friday (09/04/2018) that’s Rebecca Hurn with ‘Waves’ the title track from her second EP which is doing the rounds at the moment and starting to turn quite a lot of heads. She’s getting some great write ups and it’s a stunning stunning new record….I really love that record – the undeniable talent on display, a very affecting song and obviously has all the hallmarks of an incredible song writer as well – Rebecca Hurn with ‘Waves’ on Amazing Radio.
Darren Griffiths-Warner presenter with Radio GTFM on hearing ‘Waves’samples prior to release;
‘These tracks are excellent. Can’t wait for her to release them so I can play them on my show. I knew she had talent… but these tracks take it beyond that…emotive, beautiful and current… and yes, the production is spot on’
Or as Rebecca herself wrote on her Facebook page regarding ‘Waves’
‘I wrote a song. I don’t know how far this post can reach, but I hope that it reaches enough people to make them realise that you are worth more than what you’re made to believe.’
‘Brooklyn’. This song was written whilst attending a five day song writing retreat in Phoenica, New York State, USA after being invited there by Judy Stakee ex head of Creative at Warner Chappell. Judy has also previously developed and worked with artists such as Sheryl Crow and Katy Perry.
Rebecca returned to the USA during the fall late October/November 2018 for a fortnight and performed a series of dates performing intimate acoustic sets at various venues in and around New York City to promote her latest single ‘Brooklyn’.
Rebecca was also invited to showcase at the iconic ‘The Bitter End’ by the New York Songwriters Circle on 5th November 2018. This was the day of release and again Rebecca achieved a top 20 song in the iTunes Singer Songwriter charts with ‘Brooklyn’.
Rebecca has also scored two feature length films.
Rebecca will be playing intimate gigs and full on festivals throughout the UK, Europe, and North America through 2019. Either as a solo artist or with her band of three.
Rebecca has played the Lechlade Festival, England and the world renowned Music and Philosophy Festival at Hay on Wye, Powys, Wales, this was the ‘How the Light Gets In Festival’
It was at this festival the resident sound engineer Fraser Wilks stated Rebecca’s set was one of the best he’d heard all Festival.
Rebecca has reached over half a million Facebook users alone with her original songs and covers.