Momentum Music Fund Stage. Sunday — 14:45
Jerry Williams is a 21-year-old self-releasing narrative singer songwriter from Portsmouth UK, drawing inspiration for her lyrics from her relationships and life growing up in her beloved home town.
Jerry has already released 3 EPs to critical acclaim and recently picked up best produced record of the year for ‘Let’s Just Forget It at the unsigned Music Awards. With Spotify streams at over 4 million, a Vevo DSCVR live session at 100k views and a recent debut Headline UK tour with sold out dates at London and Portsmouth. 2017 can’t come soon enough. Jerry’s music has been featured on many TV shows and Sync inc Made In Chelsea, MTV Scream, Sunday Brunch and BBC Introducing.
Jerry Williams is like a female Alex Turner, and I mean that sincerely and in the best possible way. Her talent is raw, poetic, easy, unforced and compelling. Her lyrics are smart, her melodies warm and delicious, together they spin a sugar coated bitter pill of reality. Fresh on The Net
“Adroitly executed by a young woman who ‘would happily write songs all day, everyday, forever’. No complaints here if they’re all of this standard.” – The Guardian
Jerry is inspired by a wide range of artists inc, Slow Club, Coldplay, Jamie T, Johnny Cash, Vampire Weekend, Jake Bugg, and Kate Nash. There’s a freshness to Jerry’s narrative story telling that is striking a note with everyone that comes into contact with her music and as such some top artists and songwriters have already requested to work with this talented artist. Jerry having produced her 3 eps with long-time collaborator Bristol Based Dan Brown (Massive Attack Paradise Circus and Saturday Come Slow) and has had co-writing sessions with Jim Duguid (Paulo Nutini), Dan Carey (Miles Kane, Nick Mulvey, Sia) Nick Atkinson (Gabrielle Aplin) and Slow club