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Jazz-soul singer Lady Blackbird: ‘I feel like I’m in my own biopic!’

“I’m pretty damn persistent,” Marley Munroe laughs. “It’s been a long, often gruelling road, but I’m finally here.”

Munroe, AKA Lady Blackbird, has just walked off stage at the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios, after belting out three note-perfect, jazz-referencing songs backed by a symphony orchestra for Radio 2’s Piano Room Sessions. Adorned in her signature peroxide afro and oversized gold collar, she is capping off a whirlwind three years after decades spent searching for recognition in the music industry.

Read the interview in the Guardian.

[This piece was published on 03/03/23]

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