What a gorgeous voice! I think she's absolutely fabulous - real purity and clarity to her voice.
There's some real raw talent here... Expecting big things from her in the future!
I think it's safe to say we're going to hear a lot more from Sarah Munro
Unquestionably very talented...Definitely one to watch for potential future brilliance.
Magnificent interpretation. (of Autumn Leaves)
Talented singer-songwriter... well-worth having a listen to!
An artist of promise and talent...delightful!
Sarah Munro is a 21 year old singer-songwriter and guitarist from Hertfordshire, UK whose music combines elements of folk, jazz and easy-listening with a strong emphasis on lyrics and storytelling. Sarah has just released her debut album 'Say Hello To You', which is available on Amazon and features 10 original songs as well as her stunning interpretation of 'Autumn Leaves'. There is also an animated music video for the album's title track on Youtube. Sarah will be performing songs from her debut album and some brand-new original material at upcoming live shows throughout 2017.
Sarah has been singing since she was a child, writing her first song at the age of 7. At school, she joined the choir and was a regular vocalist with the Big Band. Throughout her youth, Sarah performed in talent shows and entered singing competitions, often with her own compositions. She was awarded 'Senior Young Musician of the Year' at school in March 2013 for her original song 'Lifeboats'.
In December 2015, Sarah released her debut single ‘For Eternity‘, featuring two original songs - the title track and 'Wishing Well' - both of which were written by Sarah. The single is available to download on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.
On January 5th 2016, 'For Eternity' was played on Jamie Cullum's BBC Radio 2 jazz show, featuring Sarah as "one to watch in 2016". On February 21st, the single was played on Sunday Night with Michael Ball on Radio 2. It was also played on Alex Dutilh's 'Open Jazz' show and featured on France Musique's website.
Ahead of its release, an official music video was made for the song 'For Eternity' in a black-and-white film noir style with Sarah singing to camera. The video was also mentioned in the London Jazz Newsletter and has been featured on France's Jazz Radio website.
Sarah's music has been played on BBC Radio 2, Jazz FM, BBC 6 Music, France Musique, RNE Radio 3 (Spain), BBC Three Counties Radio, Radio Verulam, Meridian Radio (London), All Day Jazz FM (Netherlands), The Choice Radio Network (US), Women of Substance (US), Best of British Unsigned, and Supa Fine Radio (London).
On August 31st 2015, Sarah's original song, 'Say Goodnight', was featured in Tom Robinson's BBC Introducing mixtape on BBC Radio 6 Music.
Also in 2015, Sarah recorded a lushly-orchestrated version of the Doris Day classic, 'I'll Be Home For Christmas', which received radio airplay on The Mark Forrest Show - broadcasting to 40 BBC stations across England and the Channel Islands - as well as Danny Smith's West Herts Drivetime show on Radio Verulam. The single is available on iTunes and you can watch the 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' Official Video here.
In 2016 and 2017, Sarah performed as a support act for British singer-songwriter Paul Carrack on his 'Soul Shadows' concert tour in prestigious venues across the UK including The London Palladium, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Sheffield Arena, Glasgow's SECC Clyde Auditorium, Sage Gateshead, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The Alban Arena, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, and Buxton Opera House.
Sarah has also supported legendary American songwriter and composer Jimmy Webb at The Stables in Milton Keynes, and 80s band Johnny Hates Jazz.
In 2016 and 2017, Sarah performed at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. She played in the PizzaExpress Live Arena and has appeared in various events at Cheltenham, including two filmed performances of her original songs 'The One' and 'Fool Forever' for the Henry Westons Sessions, who have recorded the likes of Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum, and Lianne La Havas. Watch Sarah's live session on YouTube.
She was also selected by Jamie Cullum to take part in a BBC Introducing Showcase hosted by Jo Whiley, which was recorded for broadcast on her BBC Radio 2 show, as well as Jamie Cullum's jazz programme and across BBC Three Counties radio.
In November 2015, she supported jazz singer Clare Teal, and her Mini Big Band, in the LobbyLive Session at the Watford Colosseum.
In June 2014, Sarah performed at 'Pitch Perfect', a concert in Berkhamsted, which raises money for charity - the event was hosted by English actor Adrian Scarborough.