Born 3 June 1979.
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Rumer - Interview with Dermot O'Leary

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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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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Boys Don’t Cry

    Boys Don’t Cry 2012

    Reviewed by Paul Lester
    Sarah Joyce covers male songwriters both culty and canonical on album number two.
  2. Review of Seasons of My Soul

    Seasons of My Soul 2010

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    Wears its cracked heart on a neatly stitched sleeve of the most luxurious fabric.
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