‘AUSTRALIAN HIP-SOUL-FOLK LIVE LOOPS’
Once you experience Prita’s exceptional live loop show, you’ll be hooked by her soulful rhythmic songs and captivated by her stunning vocal performance. It’s easy to see why ‘European audiences are sitting up and taking notice of this captivating musician from Fremantle’. After supporting the likes of Simply Red, John Paul Young, and Ed Kowalczyk of the band ‘Live’. Prita moved to Berlin to pursue her international touring dream, and has been busy touring Europe & the UK ever since. Showcasing her 7th independent CD, ‘Northern Lights’ on her current touring circuit. Prita’s unique sound is ‘Hip-Soul-Folk’. It combines her love of Hip-Hop, Soul and Folk with the use of a live loop pedal and effortlessly layers funky urban harmonies, acoustic fingerpicking guitar and beat boxing. Prita has been likened to KT Tunstall, Tracy Chapman and Norah Jones.
Once you experience Prita’s exceptional live loop show, you’ll be hooked by her soulful rhythmic songs and captivated by her stunning vocal performance. It’s easy to see why ‘European audiences are sitting up and taking notice of this captivating musician from Fremantle.’ Australian Times
Prita Grealy – australische Songwriterin und Sängerin – lebt zurzeit in Berlin und tourt von dort aus kreuz und quer durch Europa. Mit Ihrer souligen und klaren Stimme, ihrem absoluten Rhythmus-Gefühl, unterstützt durch ihre Akustik-Gitarre und einem Loop-Pedal, kombiniert Prita ihre Liebe zu Hip-Hop, Soul und Folk . Sie erzählt Geschichten aus ihrem Leben in einem ganz individuellen Sound, der keinen Zuhörer unberührt lässt!
After supporting Simply Red & Marcia Hines on their last ever tour in Australia, Prita re-located to Europe Nov ’11, settling in Berlin, and has been busy touring Europe and the UK, releasing her 7th independent CD, ‘Northern Lights’, gaining airplay on radio stations, and reviews in the press internationally.
Prita’s unique sound is ‘Hip-So-Fo’. It combines her love of Hip-Hop, Soul and Folk with the use of a live loop pedal and effortlessly layers funky urban harmonies, acoustic fingerpicking guitar and beat boxing. Prita’s songwriting is both storytelling and Jazzy, with her big bluesy soulful voice and a natural ear for harmony; she has been likened to KT Tunstall, Adele, Tracy Chapman and Norah Jones. Fans say her candid approach to song writing and performing is like ‘watching open heart surgery’.
What people are saying about ‘Prita’
“The loop is just one aspect of a technically rich performance, underwritten by a flexible yet always impressive voice, which succeeds in giving layers of musical depth to this one-woman show.” Wil Fitzgibbon – The Australian Times (UK)
“We sent our review team to Swindon to check out Prita, an Australian newcomer on her UK autumn tour. They came back singing her praises (as well as some of her catchy songs)… Oh and what a voice! She had our two chaps a little besotted by her and her music.” British Urban Review (UK)
‘with an excellent sense of rhythm, and a exceptional voice she astounds the audience’ Lemgo Brake News, DE.
‘enchanted the audience from the first beat.’ Dachau, Germany
“Prita is without doubt one of the finest female singer/songwriters anywhere out there.. Every single track on her album is a gem and she’s just as good live… She’s going to be huge.” Rob Harrison, Riviera Radio – Monaco
Prita’s success includes supporting Simply Red and Marcia Hines in front of 11,000 people, sold out shows with Ed Kowalczyk of ‘Live’; John Paul Young ‘Love is in the air’; Ross ‘Eagle Rock’ Wilson; Mental as Anything; Thirsty Merc; Monique Brumby, and Paul Greene. She has played alongside ‘Gurumul Yunipingu’; Michelle Shocked; Lior; The Waifs and John Butler at Festivals around Australia and has shared the stage with many musicians around the world. Festival appearances include Fairbridge Festival (AU); Nannup Music Festival (AU); Broome Blues and Roots(AU); Port Fairy Festival(AU); Stony Live(UK); Togfest (UK); Exile Festival (UK); Melodica Festival (DK); Jazz in Allen Gassen (DE); Ingolstadt Blues (DE); Fete De La Musique (DE); Tucher Jazz & Blues Festival (DE).
Photo by Glenn Stephenson