British Blues Award winner Dani Wilde burst onto the International blues scene in 2007, opening for Jools Holland at London’s Royal Albert Hall and signing to prestigious blues record label Ruf Records.

Since then, she has toured extensively (playing up to 250 concerts a year) across the UK, Europe, America, Canada and Africa, charting in the blues and country charts in Europe. USA concerts have included headline shows under her own name, and performances with girl group “Girls With Guitars” alongside Samantha Fish and Cassie Taylor. The group’s 2012 record, produced by Mike Zito in Berlin, was a hit in Europe; the single ‘Bitch’ reaching the Number 1 spot in the iTunes blues charts in Italy.

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In 2017, Dani signed with Vizztone Label Group to release a live in the studio album entitled “Live at Brighton Road”. Her relationship with Vizztone continues in 2021 with a run of singles recorded in the recent Lockdown.

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“Having been locked down for months, I was so excited to get back in the studio” Wilde explained. “I wanted to record some songs by my blues idols. I chose this song by Ida Cox which was written in 1924 but is still very much relevant today. It has a strong feminist message that I really respect. I love strong women who open doors for other women, and Ida Cox was just that. She was a businesswoman who ran her own company; a troupe called Raisin’ Cain, at a time where workplace restrictions made it difficult for women to find jobs outside of the home. And she was one of the few female blues singers of the time to write her own songs.”

Wilde is accompanied on the recording by session bassist Victoria Smith and her brother, renowned blues harpist Will Wilde. “I feel like Victoria and I are the Wild Women” Wilde laughed; “I love working with Vicky, we always have a great time when we are in the studio or on tour together. She’s such a great friend and so talented too!”

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