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Acoustic Indie folk band based in Reading UK.

Performing songs that will make you listen and sounds which will make you think. Our songs gives an insight a personal transformation across genders and relationships. We are active supporters of LGBT+ equality, specifically around transgender rights.

Recent performances include Alphabet Soup, Oxjam Reading, Reading Pride, Readipop festival, Are you Listening Festival, Reading Beer Festival. Here comes the sun Festival, Trans Pride Brighton and Brighton Pride.

Sophie is the singer songwriter guitarist and founding member of the band.

Currently Sophie also has Tom performing on the drums along side her. Although the band is looking to recruit new members to replace bassist who sadly has an injury and no longer able to play.

Sophie's musical influences range from U2, Bjork, Radiohead, IdleWild, Doves, Marillion, Prince to name but a few. She is also an avid supporter of local music from local areas. Whether this is in Reading or Brighton or just local artists to where you are. "Local music is the new music, there is no next big thing" she says, "Local music is the thing. We need to support all local artists so they can suceed in making great music".

Sophie is one of the organisers of Reading Pride and hosts the second stage called "Pride aLive". This year there are fourteen local acts who are either supports of LGBTQ+ rights or who are LGBTQ+ themselves. The event runs every year and this year is being held on Kings Meadows in Reading on the 31st August. This is the third year the stage is running with Sophie spearheading the connection between the LGBTQ+ community and the local Reading music scene.

The band originally release their debut EP in October 2018 to celebrate Sophie's 50th birthday and have recently released their follow up single "Hold on to the Light" which is also available on most digital platforms. They are looking forward to recording some of their other popular tracks which they play live as well as potentially recording a new Album next year.

If you like honest, genuine, heartfelt music then I would image that you will love Colours and Fires

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