Suzie Stapleton

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“This is a lady that is simply too good to be ignored. Suzie Stapleton is gonna be huge. You heard it here first...”
- Louder Than War

SUZIE STAPLETON is a Sydney-born alternative rock artist who honed her craft in Melbourne before relocating to London in 2015. She has built a loyal fanbase, captivating audiences and casting shamanistic spells during electric live performances using her midnight vocal to weave shards of poetry into guitar-driven noir soundscapes laced with intricate melodies.

Stapleton recently recorded new material with Gavin Jay (Jim Jones Revue/The Righteous Mind) on bass, Ian White (Gallon Drunk) on drums, and engineer Drew Smith (PJ Harvey, Ed Harcourt) at the wheel. The first single ‘You Were There’ is being released in May 2017 - a hypnotic dreamscape underpinned by Jay & White’s mesmeric pulse.

Stapleton has opened for artists such as Mark Lanegan, Mick Harvey, and Boss Hog and appeared at festivals including Liverpool Sound City, Camden Rocks Festival, Colours of Ostrava and Binic Folk Blues Festival.

She is set to appear on Lydia Lunch & Cypress Grove’s unlikely covers album, aptly titled “Under The Covers” out in June via Rustblade Records. This is a continuation of Stapleton’s collaborations with Cypress Grove on The Jeffrey Lee Pierce Sessions Project. She first cameoed on the project’s third album ‘Axels & Sockets’ (feat. Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, Debbie Harry, Thurston Moore + others) which has lead to her working closely with Grove on the fourth album currently in production.

"It’s rare that a new artist comes along who genuinely defies easy description, but this is certainly the case with Stapleton. Her songs seem to inhabit the dark, intense corners of the soul in a manner not dissimilar to Nick Drake or even Elliott Smith, yet Stapleton’s guitar-playing is at once raw and tender, at times evoking the elemental spirit of Link Wray or ‘Sister’ era Sonic Youth... a bright new star in the ascendant."
- Louder Than War

"Like many of the best singers Stapleton has an unusual voice. Pervading all her singing is a huskiness that approaches Tom Waits territory, but beneath and supporting that is a supremely delicate and precise feel for the moment...like hearing Cat Power at her very best.“
- The AU Review

“Suzie Stapleton is a hard act to follow, I felt like a folk singer going on after Soundgarden. I think she is compelling listening and Melbourne’s best kept rock chick secret.”
- Spencer P Jones (Beasts of Bourbon)

“Suzie Stapleton doesn’t fuck around. Obladi Diablo’ has a Dirty Three and Nick Cave-like gritty Aussie folk quality to it; it breathes and broods and seethes and lives.”
- Milk Bar Mag

“The EP is an antidote to the insidious disease that is flaccid pop… There’s a depth of expression and passion on Obladi Diablo you don’t find in the ordinary record. Pop music… needs a serious prod from songwriters like Suzie Stapleton to remind it just what good music can sound like.”
- Beat Magazine

***Gigslutz - One to Watch 2015***
***"Obladi Diablo writer's pick albums of 2015, Vive Le Rock Magazine***

For all upcoming gigs visit www.suziestapleton.com

“This is a lady that is simply too good to be ignored. Suzie Stapleton is gonna be huge. You heard it here first...”
- Louder Than War

SUZIE STAPLETON is a Sydney-born alternative rock artist who honed her craft in Melbourne before relocating to London in 2015. She has built a loyal fanbase, captivating audiences and casting shamanistic spells during electric live performances using her midnight vocal to weave shards of poetry into guitar-driven noir soundscapes laced with intricate melodies.

Stapleton recently recorded new material with Gavin Jay (Jim Jones Revue/The Righteous Mind) on bass, Ian White (Gallon Drunk) on drums, and engine...

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Suzie Stapleton on Tour

  • 03 | 06 | 2017 London Camden Rocks Festival

Past Gigs Suzie Stapleton

  • 05 | 2017 Paris supporting Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind
  • 02 | 2017 London, UK Boss Hog support, Oslo Hackney
  • 06 | 2016 London Camden Rocks Festival
  • 05 | 2016 Liverpool Sound City Liverpool Sound City Festival
  • 05 | 2016 Berlin supporting Mark Lanegan
  • 05 | 2016 Hamburg supporting Mark Lanegan
  • 04 | 2016 Vila Flor Cultural Centre Westway LAB Festival 2016 - Portugal's first international showcase festival
  • 03 | 2016 Manchester supporting Lydia Lunch Retrovirus
  • 10 | 2015 London and beyond, UK Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind, UK Tour Support
  • 08 | 2015 Glasgow, United Kingdom Mick Harvey support, Oran Mor
  • 07 | 2015 London, United Kingdom Mick Harvey support, The Lexington
  • 12 | 2014 Melbourne, Australia Mark Lanegan support, Ding Dong Lounge
  • 11 | 2014 Prague, Czech Republic Nouvelle Prague
  • 11 | 2014 Sumperk, Czech Republic Blues Alive Festival
  • 11 | 2014 London, UK The End Festival
  • 03 | 2014 Hobart, Australia The Homestead
  • 03 | 2014 Hobart, Australia MONA Museum of Old and New Art
  • 03 | 2014 Hobart, Australia MONA Museum of Old and New Art
  • 02 | 2014 Melbourne, Australia St Kilda Festival Live N Local
  • 08 | 2013 Binic, France Binic Folk Blues Festival
  • 08 | 2013 Melbourne, Australia Corner Hotel supp. ASH (Ireland)
  • 07 | 2013 Ostrava, CZR Colours of Ostrava Festival
  • 08 | 2012 Binic, France Binic Folk Blues Festival
  • 07 | 2012 London, UK London Folk Festival

Discography Suzie Stapleton

  • 2012 Obladi Diablo EP | Beast Records (France)
  • 2009 45 Revelations Per Minute EP | Independent

Media

  • Sound You Were There
  • Sound Bring Back The Night
  • Sound Song of The Artesian Water
  • Video Suzie Stapleton - Song of t...
  • Video Suzie Stapleton - You Were ...
  • Video Suzie Stapleton - Hit/You w...
  • Video Suzie Stapleton - The River...
  • Video Suzie Stapleton - What Was ...
  • Video SUZIE STAPLETON - Live at B...

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Origin

  • London GB

Founded

  • 2007

Members

  • Suzie Stapleton Vocals, Gutiar

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