EUROSONIC 2015: SOAK talks to Hot Press

HP’s Olaf Tyaransen sat down with the singer-songwriter backstage at Eurosonic to discuss packed shows, work on her debut album, and her tattoo collection...

Already singled out by Auntie Beeb on their Sound of 2015 longlist, the coming year is shaping up to be a big one for Derry’s Bridie Monds Watson, aka SOAK.

 

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