Rebecca Downes announces new single “Messed Up” & new tour dates for 2015

Rebecca Downes Messed Up cover
Rebecca Downes continues apace with the release of new single “Messed Up” on April 20th, 2015 through Real2Reel Records, and a busy schedule of new tour dates for 2015.

“Messed Up” follows debut singe “Basement of My Heart”, which has garnered media praise with spot plays with BBC Radio 2, BBC Introducing, Team Rock Radio and specialist and regional radio nationwide as well as racking up 28K+ views on YouTube.

Having barely stopped for breath since the release of her critically acclaimed debut album “Back to the Start” earlier this year, the West-midlands based pint-sized powerhouse has already enjoyed a series a knock-out performances at The Great British Rock 'N' Blues Festival as well as on tour in Serbia this month with the Norman Beaker Band, continuing to win the affections of her audiences and establishing herself as one of the star attractions amongst the new vanguard of blues performers in the UK, with her unique and powerful voice, drawing influences ranging from Blues and Soul to Jazz and Rock.

Rebecca is excited to be supporting the album with a packed UK touring schedule including a string of summer festival dates, with the following dates announced and more to come.

Tour Dates:
Mar 24 Youth Centre, Zajecar (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
Mar 25 Culture Centre, Celarevo (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
Mar 26 Lazino Tele, Novi Sad (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
Mar 27 Youth Centre, Belgrade (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
Mar 28 Mojo Club, Zenta (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
Mar 29 Blues Time, Subotica (Serbia) w/ Norman Beaker
May 01 Brewery Blues Club @ Kings Head Hotel, Cirencester
May 07 Robin 2, Wolverhampton
May 16 Stourbridge Blue Festival, Stourbridge
May 22 O'Neills, Birmingham
May 24 Roadhouse, Birmingham
May 30 BAMfest, Bedale
Jun 13 Wolverhampton Rugby Club, Wolverhampton
Jun 20 Otley Festival, Otley
Jun 30 Tuesday Blues Club @ The Hooley Village Club, Surrey
Jul 02 Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove
Jul 10 Brewery Blues Club @ Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester
Jul 18 Upton Blues Festival, Salisbury
Aug 01 Tuesday Blues Club @ The Hooley Village Club, Surrey
Aug 29 Aber Jazz Festival, Fishguard
Oct 01 Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove
Oct 16 Sunderland Blues Club, Sunderland
Oct 17 Peterlee Blues Club, Peterlee
Oct 18 The Tyne Bar, Newcastle
Oct 27 The 100 Club, London
Nov 27 Sedgefield Blues Club, Stockton On Tees
New debut album “Back to the Start” is an impressive collection of original material, written by Rebecca with co-writer Steve Birkett and produced by Mark V Stuart (Magnum, Jim Lea, Diamond Head and more) of renowned Mad Hat Studios. Songs include the rockabilly shuffle of “Basement of My Heart”, the Santana-esque/Jazzy tones of “Fever in the Night”, and the Southern Soul of “When I'm Bad”, plus nine other blues gems that will take the listener through an unforgettable musical experience.

Order the CD version here and the digital edition via iTunes or Amazon.