Who?

Hannah Lou Clark is a solo performer who uses drum machines, guitars and electronics allied to smart lyrics.

Where is she from?

Hampshire, about 40 miles southwest of London. 

What does she sound like?

Hannah Lou Clark employs vintage drum machines and reverberating guitars to create songs that range between indie and a darker, harsher psych rock sound, but with element of the classic singer-songwriter tradition.

Songs to get you started?

Silent Type (2014), My Game (2014), It’s Your Love (2016), Cowboy Joe (2016), Euphoria (2016)

What is she doing now?

A new EP ‘It’s Your Love’ was released on 22 April on her own Quatre Femmes label. It represents a new direction that was forged while touring her first EP. Steve Lamacq on Radio 6 Music has been playing it and has been a fan since the FOE days. Clark is hitting the road on 21st April for a series of headline gigs and festival appearances.

Bonus points facts

  • As a young bored teenager, Clark fronted indie-pop band Arthur
  • Clark’s dad was a punk who played Nirvana and Nick Cave records to her
  • In 2012 her then band FOE’s album Bad Draem Hotline was ranked Drowned in Sound’s 20th best of the year
  • Clark runs the Quarte Femmes label with her family
  • Silent Type was the debut solo EP Clark released in 2014

This Hannah Lou Clark article was written by Ian Bourne, a GIGsoup contributor. Edited by Adam Skirving.

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