Sarah Joyce (born 3 June 1979), better known by her stage name, Rumer, is a Pakistani-born British singer–songwriter. Her stage name was inspired by the author Rumer Godden. Rumer's voice has been described by The Guardian and many others as being reminiscent of Karen Carpenter. Supported by leading music industry figures including Burt Bacharach, Jools Holland and Elton John, Rumer was nominated for two Brit awards on 13 January 2011. She has performed at several festivals such as Glastonbury Festival.
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Boys Don’t Cry 2012
Reviewed by Paul Lester
Sarah Joyce covers male songwriters both culty and canonical on album number two.
Seasons of My Soul 2010
Reviewed by Mike Diver
Wears its cracked heart on a neatly stitched sleeve of the most luxurious fabric.