A poets contruct (and a) glorious form of folk that most definitely puts her on the meant-to-be map of genuine singer songwriters
***** Rock n’ Real
A knock-out guitarist, Gillespie switches effortlessly from claw hammer folk picking to chordal strums, with bits of Malian guitar wizardry.
Morning Star Review
Folk narratives to rediscover again and again..
***** Buzz Magasine, July 2013
Is she the new Joni Mitchell? PJ Harvey? Bob Dylan even? Glory Days recalls all three but Gillespie’s spiky lyrical gift is utterly distinctive.
Metro – London, July 2013
The interplay between her acoustic guitar and Gilad Atzmon’s clarinet sparkles
**** The Financial Times, July 2013
Humorous impressionistic lyrics oscillate between the intimate and the infinite
**** The Independent, July 2013
Glory Days.. her best mix yet of hooky tunes and smart lyrics.
**** MOJO, June 2013
If we hear anything finer this year, it will be a miracle *****
The Press, Feb 2011
Beat Poet Adventurer Strays Beyond Bounds of Singer Songwriter
Mojo Jan 2011 ****
From the title on, everything about this album proclaims a sharp intelligence. An album of infinite richness, Climate proves that idiosyncrasy isn’t dead yet.****
Mike Butler, Manchester Evening News Jan 2011