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Alice Ella: 24 Obsession

SEEN was delighted to attend the single launch of Alice Ella’s ’24 Obsession’ on August 3rd at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden. The room was packed with fans and friends and nicely warmed up by support acts Louise Golbey, Beatfox and Joshua KYEOT plus DJ Nate James.

Alice and her solid live band wowed the enthusiastic room with her set, originals ‘Somewhere Else’, ‘Wake Me Up’ and of course ’24 Obsession’ plus cover versions where she made ‘Pillow Talk’ and ‘Tears’ her own, combining an impressive vocal range with the demands of complex phrasing. SEEN was reminded powerfully of Pat Benatar.

Alice’s versatile and soaring vocals and (very important in SEEN’s book), her charisma, made this a standout night. Alice’s commanding stage presence and easy relationship with her audience resulted in a storming performance that should do much to spread the word about this talented singer. One to watch.


Photographer Graham Cann

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Posturing: The Female Body in Fashion

The Ground Floor Project, Posturing: Photographing the Body in Fashion was the first iteration of a three-part partnership with luxury online retailer THE OUTNET.COM. The exhibition brought together diverse photographers, whose images pushed the boundaries of fashion image-making, connected by a shared interest in posture, gesture and pose. The viewer was challenged to consider both the body’s role in the construction of a fashion photograph …

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Art on a Postcard Presents: Secret Auction 2017 for the Hepatitis C Trust

After the success of last year’s auction, which raised over £75,000, The Hepatitis C Trust’s Art on a Postcard Secret Auction returns for its 4th year. Guests at the private view on the 14th November at Unit London, included Sadie Frost, Alan McGee, Charlie Brooks, Dougie Wallace, David Harrison, Benjamin Murphy and Rowan Newton. World renowned …

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Omar Souleyman Releases ‘To Syria, With Love’

SEEN cannot believe that she hasn’t listened to anything by the great Omar Souleyman, before. He started out as a wedding singer in his native Syria before re-locating to Turkey six years ago to escape the civil war. Since then he’s toured the globe, collaborated with Björk and Four Tet, performed at the Nobel Peace Prize …