Lyrically Speaking


Donna Fullman
Indie Folk songstress

Donna Fullman Indie Folk songstress

Photography by Studio 99 Nashua, Massachusetts, 2011 Tour

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Influences from the 60s and 70s sweep through her bittersweet authentically stunning songs – which embrace the unique vibes of folk, country and blues. With a myriad of influences in particular to the great Kirsty MacColl and Sandy Denny, Donna Fullman is set to become one of the great singer songwriters to emerge from the UK.

This eleven track album was recorded at the prestigious Homesick Recording Studios with Producer Simon Janes (Mary Hampton, Bonobo, My Little Problem). It was recorded with a string of exceptionally talented musicians including Nelson Day (The Beautiful Word), Paul Holland (Definition of Sound), Ben Townsend (Lucky Jim), Andrew Stuart Buttle (Common Tongues).

“When I write, I feel I’ve understood something. A deep knowing and a connection to the truth of something. I find that deeply satisfying but also revealing. I’d love people to get that same connection by listening to it and the space to consider stuff for themselves.”
Donna Fullman, Interview excerpt 2010

Born within the sound of the Bow Bells, Donna grew up with rock and roll from her fathers jukebox. Moving from London to Brighton and accepted into Brighton Institute of Modern Music with her voice as her only instrument, she immersed herself in learning the guitar and honing her songwriting skills. It’s been a long journey to get to this point.

“Donna Fullman has superseded Tom Waits, Anjani, Madeleine Peyroux and Adele on my playlist”
Caroll Pinkham, Vision Unlimited

Recently playlisted on BBC6Music, Donna also completed a tour of New England in 2011 following a debut performance at the annual Eve Rising Festival, Massachusetts, with shows in NYC, Boston and New Jersey. She also supported folk darlings Seth Lakeman and Cara Dillon back home in the UK, as well as playing key shows for the Festival of Britain at the Southbank Centre (London) and Brighton Festival at the Dome.