Confessions of a Romance Novelist: The Kitchen Sessions

❉ New digital EP out today, featuring brand new acoustic versions of songs from the acclaimed album.


The Anchoress is songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, Ph.D, and author, Catherine Anne Davies.

HMV’s Welsh Album of the Year and Winner of Best Newcomer at this year’s Prog awards, her critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Confessions of a Romance Novelist’ was released via Kscope January 2016, followed by a second edition on 2LP vinyl on 14 October with new artwork and four brand new acoustic tracks, and a 2CD expanded edition with 5 acoustic tracks.

The Anchoress was lauded earlier this year by the broadsheet press for her “compelling” (The Observer) and “fascinating” (Sunday Times) debut album, which she co-produced with Mansun’s Paul Draper; gracing the cover of the Guardian reviews section, as well as receiving coverage online from The Quietus, Drowned in Sound, The Line of Best Fit, Q, Gigwise, NPR and more.

“…a flawless and sophisticated hyper-literate pop record.” GQ

“…literate and emotive… Karen Carpenter singing John Grant.” UNCUT

Her latest release, ‘The Kitchen Sessions EP’, featuring 5 new acoustic versions of songs from ‘Confessions of a Romance Novelist’ is available today (16 December) as a digital EP.

You can hear one of the tracks here:

❉ Order ‘The Kitchen Sessions EP’ here.

❉ If you fancy voting for The Anchoress in this year’s NME Awards, head over here:

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