Irish-born singer-songwriter Imelda May has been entertaining with her stunning vocals, musical talent and rockabilly blues-esque style since the delicate age of 16. After years of rocking stages with the likes of Jools Holland, Jeff Beck, Lou Reed, U2, Meatloaf (the list simply goes on…), 2017 will now see the launch of her fifth album Life Love Flesh Blood, produced with country blues producer T Bone Burnett, due out on 7th April. We had the honour of speaking with Imelda ahead of a performance alongside rock legends The Who at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Imelda told me about the inspiration for her new album, playing alongside a host of music greats throughout her career and how it feels to hear that Bob Dylan is a big fan…

By Sarah Bradbury. First published on The Upcoming on 3rd April 2017.
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