Vicky Beeching

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Vicky Beeching
Victoria (Vicky) Beeching Headshot January 2013.jpg
Born Victoria Louise Beeching
(1979-07-17) 17 July 1979 (age 34)
Nationality British
Occupation Blogger, Writer, Academic Researcher, Media Commentator
Website
http://vickybeeching.com/

Victoria Louise "Vicky" Beeching (born 17 July 1979) is a British blogger,[1] writer,[2] doctoral research candidate[3] and media commentator.[4]

She has also been a singer-songwriter, musician[5] and worship leader.

Early life[edit]

Vicky Beeching grew up in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, attending Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School from 11 to 18. She began writing songs from the age of 11, and leading worship since her early teens.

At Oxford University she gained a Theology degree. During this time she also learned more about music writing from Brian Doerksen and Brenton Brown at Oxford Vineyard.

Social Media[edit]

Living in California during the early years of the social media revolution, she was an early adopter of Twitter and WordPress[citation needed]. Beeching writes an award-winning[citation needed] blog, which receives around ten thousand hits a day.[1]

Beeching is currently working on a PhD in the ethics of technology at Durham University, exploring religion and technology,[3][6] although she is now living in London.[7]

She is a regular television and radio commentator on issues related to ethics, technology, women, Christianity, music and social media.[4][8]

Musical career[edit]

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In December 2002, she released the Shelter EP through EMI UK[9] and was featured on various compilation albums.

After moving to the United States, Vicky Beeching signed with Sparrow Records and released a 2005 EP, titled The Journey.[10] Her first full-length Sparrow album, Yesterday, Today & Forever, was released on 27 December 2005.[11]

Her second full-length studio album, Painting the Invisible, was produced by Ed Cash and Nathan Nockels and released on 3 April 2007.[12] Beeching wrote most of the album's material, although a few tracks include songwriting from Ed Cash, Matthew West and Joy Williams.[13] Several of the songs for the album were written on Keith Green’s old piano, at the invitation of her mentor and friend, Melody Green.[14]

Her third studio album "Eternity Invades" released in 2010, recorded in San Diego California, features a song co-written with Steve Fee entitled "Glory To God Forever".

She was a worship leader at Spring Harvest from 2010 and 2012, leading worship in the 'Big Top' at Minehead and was part of the Spring Harvest Theme Group.[15]

Discography[edit]

  • Shelter EP (2002)
  • The Journey EP (2005)
  • Yesterday, Today & Forever (2005)
  • Painting the Invisible (2007)
  • Eternity Invades (2010)

Compilation appearances[edit]

  • Almighty Sound by Johnny Parks (2006, Survivor Records) - "Season Of Singing"
  • WOW Worship Aqua (2006, Provident) - "Yesterday, Today And Forever" (from Yesterday, Today, & Forever)
  • Precious (2006) - "Extravagant Worship" (from Shelter EP)
  • Night Of Joy 2005 (2005, Disney) - "Awesome God" (from Yesterday, Today, & Forever)
  • Here I Am To Worship 1 (2004, EMICMG) - "Yesterday, Today, And Forever"
  • Here I Am To Worship 2 (2005, EMICMG) - "Stronger Than The Storm" (from Yesterday, Today, & Forever)
  • Help Me Hold On - UK worship (2005, Vital) - "Above All Else"
  • Anthem of the Free - Soul Survivor 2003 (2003, Soul Survivor) - "Yesterday Today And Forever"
  • Festival Manchester (2003, Kingsway) - "Nothing is impossible"

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