PRESENTED BY PAULINE FREEMAN
At just twenty one years of age Leanne Hartes bio seems to read like an old seasoned rock musicians. Leanne started singing and playing acoustic guitar at the early age of eight. By eleven Leanne penned and studio demoed her first ten original songs which received some national radio play in Ireland.
Leanne retreated to her garage complete with home studio, electric guitar permanently strapped on her back.
At sixteen Leanne formed her first band, and recorded her critically acclaimed debut EP Eradication featuring five original tracks. The EP was recorded in Sun Studios, Dublin. Released on the True Talent Label and the experienced Paul Thomas was brought in to engineer The man who engineered the first three U2 albums and worked with Phil Lynott to name but a few.
The EP sold over 3,000 copies and received rave reviews.
Last August Leanne went to London and Wales to record her nine track debut album Leanne Harte with legendary Rock producer Chris Tsangarides (Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath). Leanne recorded the album with Irish guitar legend Gary Moores backing band.
Tune in again tomorrow!!!