Walk Through Fire
easy eye sound / nonesuch
the phantom limb singer explores a beautiful expanse of classic r&B, made even more inviting by its tinges of Americana warmth.
Heavily influenced from an early age by Sixties country, Stax-era soul and gospel ranging from The Staple Singers to Otis Redding, Yola was raised in a small seaside town in the South West of the England and “always wanted to be a country music artist”. Unafraid to address difficult issues in her lyrics, Yola’s real-life story - both heartbreaking and inspirational - naturally finds its way into her songs. She began her journey into Americana music performing with her band Phantom Limb, based in her hometown of Bristol.