Saint Saviour (musician)

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Saint Saviour
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Background information
Birth name Rebecca Jones
Born England, United Kingdom
Genres Alternative
Occupations Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007–present
Labels PID
Website saintsaviour.co.uk

Becky Jones, better known as Saint Saviour, is an English musician from Stockton-On-Tees. Formerly of the electro band The RGBs, she toured with Groove Armada as their lead singer in 2010 before deciding to create her own solo act. Her song, "This Ain't No Hymn" appeared in the 2011 trailer for the film Miss Bala.

History[edit]

As she writes on her official website, "I’ve been hanging about the periphery of music for a few years now, mainly collaborating with electronic producers, writing really positive, upbeat pop/dance tunes."[1] Originally from Stockton-on-Tees, she moved to London in 2003.[2] She adopted the name 'Saint Saviour' after seeing it regularly while running in the St Saviour's Dock area of London.[2] She was lead singer in the RGBs, who toured with Groove Armada, before joining the latter.[3][4] In 2010, Saint Saviour provided a vocal collaboration for Groove Armada on their album, Black Light, and toured as the band's singer.[4][5]

She subsequently worked as a solo artist, supporting Hurts on tour in 2010.[6][7]

Her voice has drawn comparisons with Kate Bush, Elizabeth Fraser, and Sinéad O'Connor.[2][5]

She is also the head of songwriting at Tech Music School.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of album, showing year released and chart placement
Year Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[8]
AUT
[9]
BEL (FLA)
[10]
BEL (WAL)
[11]
FRA
[12]
IRL
[13]
NL
[14]
SWE
[15]
SWI
[16]
ITA
[17]
GRE
[18]
2011 Union 199 - - - - - - - - - -

EPs[edit]

Year Title
2011 Anatomy EP
  • Released: 28 March 11
2011 Suukei
  • Released: 21 November 2011

Singles[edit]

  • "Woman Scorned" (2010), Euphonios

References[edit]

  1. ^ How now | Saint Saviour
  2. ^ a b c Davidson-Vidavski, Doron (2011) "Listen Up Music Interview: Saint Saviour", Londonist.com, 22 September 2011, retrieved 2011-12-19
  3. ^ Mathieson, Craig (2010) "From dance to dark sounds, they're in a new groove", Sydney Morning Herald, 25 January 2010, retrieved 2011-12-19
  4. ^ a b Clarke, Betty (2010) "Groove Armada, Forum, London", The Guardian, 8 March 2010, retrieved 2011-12-19
  5. ^ a b Cragg, Michael (2011) "New music: Saint Saviour - Reasons", The Guardian, 22 March 2011, retrieved 2011-12-19
  6. ^ "Groove Armada-Pop Review-Music-The Guardian". The Guardian. 8 March 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Larkin, Adrian (2010) "Groove Armada's Saint Saviour", BBC, 21 October 2010, retrieved 2011-12-19
  8. ^ Official UK Albums Top 100 - 24 December 2011 | The UK Charts | Top 40 | Official Charts Company
  9. ^ Austrian Charts austriancharts.at/
  10. ^ Belgian Flanders Charts www.ultratop.be/nl/
  11. ^ Belgian Wallonia Charts www.ultratop.be/fr/
  12. ^ French Charts lescharts.com/
  13. ^ Steffen Hung. "Discography Anna Calvi". irishcharts.com. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  14. ^ Dutch Charts dutchcharts.nl/
  15. ^ Swedish Charts swedishcharts.com/
  16. ^ Swiss Charts hitparade.ch/
  17. ^ Italian Charts hitparade.ch/
  18. ^ Greek Charts/
  19. ^ Saint Saviour - Debut Album, Pledge Music, Retrieved 2011-11-22.

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