Beth Jeans Houghton (a.k.a. Du Blonde) is a Newcastle upon Tyne-born singer, songwriter, musician and visual artist who plays her own music influenced by psychedelic rock, punk, blues, 70s folk and soul. Her main instrument is electric guitar; however she also plays piano and bass.
Beth Jeans Houghton was born into a family of music-lovers. Her mother, a graphic designer, played bass guitar and ukulele in folk clubs, while her father, also a designer, was a Frank Zappa fan. Houghton started writing songs in her teens. At sixteen she left school and bought herself a Fender Stratocaster, which she taught herself to play.
Houghton first appeared in front of an audience in 2006; her debut release, titled EP (a limited-edition 7”), was on Bird Records in 2008. She signed then with Static Caravan Recordings, which released the single "Golden"/"Nightswimmer", produced by Adem, and her second EP, HotЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Golden [02.03.2009, сингл]
- Hot Toast: Volume One [21.09.2009, макси-сингл]