|Birth name||Karima Antoinette Francis Cunliffe|
28 April 1987|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitars, Drums, Keys, Producer|
|Years active||2009– present|
Karima was named by The Observer the number one act to watch in 2009. After performing at In The City in Manchester and SXSW in Austin she was signed by the independent record label Kitchenware Records/Columbia Records. She signed with Vertigo Records, a division of Mercury Music Group, in 2011.
Notable performances include appearing on Later With Jools Holland, supporting Paul Simon on the main stage at Hard Rock Calling, shows with Amy Winehouse, Patti Smith and The Stereophonics, as well as playing The Royal Albert Hall in support of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Karima is currently working on new material to be released in 2018.
- Studio albums
- The Author (2009)
- The Remedy (2012)
- Black (2016)
- "BMI - Repertoire Search".
- "Karima Francis < Artists - Band on the Wall".
- https://twitter.com/karimafrancis/status/328388215453126657[permanent dead link]
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- Wilson, Simon (23 January 2009), "Just a minute with: Karima Francis", Nottingham Evening Post
- Morrison, Alan (8 March 2009), "Pier pressure", Sunday Herald
- "Vertigo". 1 January 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
- Smirke, Richard (18 April 2009), "author! author!", Billboard
- Cairns, Dan (19 January 2009), "No 466: Karima Francis", Guardian Unlimited
- "Karima Francis: The Remedy – review". The Guardian. 9 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012.