Oh No '“ here comes singer-songwriter Lion

Rising British singer-song writer Lion, real name Beth Lowen, is making waves with her new single, Oh No.

Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 12:06 pm
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 5:09 pm
British singer-songwriter Beth Lowen, aka Lion. Picture by Dan Evans

The ferocious, jagged rock anthem Oh No was written by Lion, and recorded at London's Snap Studios with drummer Rich Cooper, who also engineered and produced the track.

Lowen's multi-instrumentalist brother Sam adds bass and keys to the record and plays drums in Lion's raucous live show, adding an electrifying family dynamic. Combining bluesy riffs with soaring choruses and led by Lion's unique rasping howl and deft guitar playing, the track is equal parts The White Stripes and Florence Welch. Oh No follows the explosive debut single Self Control, with the two fierce tracks setting the tone for more music on the horizon.

'˜I hope people feel something,' says Lion of her music, '˜like I do when I'm playing it. Take what you want from it, but feel. I want to make boys cry.' Despite this only being her second single, she has already established herself as a prolific live performer, having played a headline show at renowned venue The Lexington as well as support slots for the likes of Albert Hammond Jr, The Vaccines, Isaac Gracie, and Girli, plus sets at SXSW, The Great Escape and Dot To Dot festival earlier this year.

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