Hannah Peel

Born 27 August 1985.
Hannah Peel


Hannah Mary Peel (born Craigavon, Northern Ireland), is an Irish singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger based in London, England. Active since 2005, she performs both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group The Magnetic North and the electronic group John Foxx and the Maths. She is known for fabricating music boxes and composing, recording, and performing with them.

Following a career as a composer/arranger and musical director for theatre, as well as a session musician for many artists, she launched her solo career in 2010. Her first album, The Broken Wave, met with positive reviews. Her most recent EP, Fabricstate, came out in 2014 on her own label My Own Pleasure.

Her music box compositions have been featured on numerous adverts, artist remixes and the 2012 film Anna Karenina featuring Keira Knightley. Peel has won a number of awards, including a 2013 Royal Television Society award for best original title music for the show Dates.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Broken Wave

    The Broken Wave 2011

    Reviewed by John Eyles
    A distinctive debut album from the Irish-born, Yorkshire-raised folk singer.
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