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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

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...
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”She should be on a global stage rubbing shoulders with fellow troubadours like Cave, Mitchell and Cohen...It's a tribute to the quality of Tobin's writing that there are no weak spots in this excellent collection”
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...

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Music

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    A Thousand Kisses Deep

    Trail Belle
    2014
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    Sailing To Byzantium

    Trail Belle
    2012
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    Tapestry Unravelled

    Trail Belle
    2010
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    Secret Life of a Girl

    Babel Label
    2008
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    Romance and Revolution

    Babel Label
    2005
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    Christine Tobin's Romance And Revolution

    FMP
    2004
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    You Draw The Line

    FMP
    2003
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