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The BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra Playlists: Friday 5th October 2018


BBC Introducing

BBC Radio 1: Kate Lomas -Drink 2 U

Kate Lomas is now on Radio 1's playlist! Listen out for her track 'Drink 2 U' being played all week by our daytime DJ's.

Supported by: The amazing Sam & Rich at BBC Music Introducing in The West.

Style: Pop.

Essential: Kate is a singer, songwriter and producer from Bath who has been supported by Introducing in The West. 'Drink 2 U' follows her single 'Sweet Strange Days', and she describes her style as ‘homemade, sad-dancing pop music'. If you're a fan of Lorde, Lily Allen and Maggie Rogers, then you will love this girl! Be sure to check her out.

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BBC 1Xtra: Hope Tala - Valentine

We've added Hope Tala's stunning track 'Valentine' to 1Xtra's playlist! Hear it on Yasmin, Nick Bright, Dotty, Mim Shaikh and Twin B for the next seven days.

Supported by: Our mates at BBC Music Introducing in London.

Style: Neo-soul with a unique lyrical lilt.

Essential: Hope Tala is a 20 year old singer-songwriter from West London who has been supported by her local Introducing in London show since July this year. Hope combines a love of music and literature, creating soft melodies laced with literary references - so the music is a unique blend of neo-soul, rap and lyric poetry. ‘Valentine’ is taken from her debut EP ‘Starry Ache’ which is influenced by Lauryn Hilll, D’Angelo and Shakespeare. 

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