Born: January 6, 1963
Irish-born singer/songwriter Christine Tobin has been living in London since 1987. Her work is firmly rooted in a tradition that emphasizes storytelling on a musical bedrock that creatively blends blues, folk and jazz; a territory that is occupied by such luminaries as Joni Mitchell, Cassandra Wilson and Nina Simone. Her innovative and expressive style has led The Guardian to call her the Bjork of Euro jazz. She has recorded six albums for Babel, one of the UK 's most dynamic and creative indie labels. Her music has been described as authentic, streetwise, radical and romantic...
- Secret Life of a Girl by Chris May
John L Walters The Guardian ****
Sexy, gutsy, bluesy and beautiful.
Lionel Shriver, author of We Need To Talk About Kevin on Secret Life of a Girl
This girl's life can't stay secret much longer.
Rob Adams, Scottish Herald album of the week
She has clearly assimilated into her own style the music from apparently disparate fields...