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Newcastle singer-songwriter and producer Pete Beat is set to release his highly anticipated new album, Before The War this month. Pete has over 25 years of musical experience, and recent success with the album’s title track has garnered him support on BBC 6Music and BBC Introducing.

Before The War bears all the hallmarks of superb songwriting; shifting effortlessly from witty lyrics to heart-warming imagery, the album successfully captures the musical variety of Pete as a songwriter. The chilled-out vibe created through electronic inflections provides an easy listening experience and Pete’s constant blending of genres means his style doesn’t fit into a singular category. The album spans elements of folk, jazz, pop and electronica, with an extensive range of influences – from Bowie to Daft Punk, Prodigy to the Beatles – befitting the eclectic concoction of sounds. Pete’s unique vocal style shines through, his storytelling is relatable and engaging.

Pete says: “Aiming for a specific genre just doesn’t appeal to me. I’ll always go for what interests me at the time.”

Pete Beat releases Before The War on 16th April

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