Kamila Thompson

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Kamila Thompson at Big Session 2012 in Catton Park, South Derbyshire, UK on 16 June 2012.

Kamila Thompson (born 1983)[1] is a singer-songwriter based in London and New York. She is more commonly known as Kami Thompson. She has been seen touring with Bonny Prince Billy, Teddy Thompson, Sean Lennon and others, as well as appearances with the Wainwright clan at Carnegie Hall and with a host of illustrious artists at Hal Willner's "Came So Far for Beauty" Leonard Cohen tribute in Dublin.[2] Her debut recording, an EP Bad Marriage, was released in June 2010. Her debut album Love Lies was released in the UK on Warner Music in 2011. Thompson also performs and records as part of the band The Rails (formerly Dead Flamingoes) with husband James Walbourne. The band's first EP Habit was released on Edwyn Collins' label AED Records in early 2012, and their debut album Fair Warning was released on Island Records' legendary Pink label on 5 May 2014.

Early life and family[edit]

Thompson is the youngest child of Richard and Linda Thompson.[3] Her brother is Teddy Thompson.


Thompson was backing and harmony vocalist on Linda Thompson's 2002 album Fashionably Late and Linda's 2007 album Versatile Heart, which also features a track written by Kamila called "Nice Cars".[3]

She was an opener on the tour of Sean Lennon.[3] She has also toured with Will Oldham (Bonny Prince Billy) in Australia and New Zealand and performed in Hal Willner's "Came So Far for Beauty" tribute to Leonard Cohen in Dublin in 2006 as well as the Wainwright Family's Christmas show at Carnegie Hall.

On 24 October 2011, Kami released her debut full-length album Love Lies, on Warner Music UK.

Thompson is featured on Sam Sallon's 2013 album One For The Road singing a duet on the song "It's Not Hard To Lose Your Way".


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