Genevieve Dawson is a songwriter and musician, originally from Edinburgh and now based in South-East London. At the heart of her songs is an arresting honesty, a directness and warmth that has garnered her a loyal following and comparisons to Feist, Laura Marling and Sharon Van Etten. She is joined in her band by multi-instrumentalist Rick Leigh, bassist and producer Huw Bennett and drummer Danny Trouton.
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"I Am On Something is a musing on regrets and longing, built around the songs key plea, as Genevieve repeats the line, “I do not feel like being good”. Musically it’s a subtle, but sophisticated production, lightly strummed acoustics and hushed vocals, reminiscent of Tina Refsnes or Feist, are carried along on a wave of swirling percussion, and stunning swells of lightly jazzy horns. Sounding this good on a debut single, should be, and quite possibly is, a crime against long-suffering musicians everywhere, not that we’re complaining." - For the Rabbits
"Forget washy lines about longing and loss. ‘I Am On Something’ describes the intensity of having – whether that ‘something’ is the airwaves, the ecstasy of love, or any other substance for that matter – it is a brave, bold debut." - Bitter Sweet Symphonies
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