“Saint Saviour is the most gifted songwriter on the face of the Earth”
— The Quietus
As An Artist
Saint Saviour is a singer songwriter from Stockton on Tees in England. She began her career as lead singer in electro-girl-group the RGBs and went on to sing lead vocals and collaborate with Groove Armada from 2010 - 2013 before finding a new voice as Saint Saviour.
Her first Saint Saviour album Union was released in 2012, during which time she went on tour with Hurts and played 30 shows around Europe. Lead single ‘This Ain’t No Hymn’ was used as the soundtrack for both Oscar Nominated film ‘Miss Bala’ and HBO Series 'The Young Pope', where it closed the last episode in full. ‘Hurricanes’ was synched by Amnesty International for an advertising campaign.
Her second album ‘In the Seams’ was released in Nov 2014 and was ranked #1 most critically acclaimed album by Anydecentmusic.com with an average score of 8.5/10. The Quietus scored the album 9.5/10 and NEMM blog called it ‘The Album of The Year’. The album features production and string arrangements from Bill Ryder-Jones and performances from The Manchester Camerata Orchestra on most tracks. .
As A Songwriter/Academic
Saint Saviour started her songwriting career in 2014 when she co-wrote several tracks on the Grammy-Nominated Black Light album with Groove Armada. Since then she has had cuts with Mura Masa (What If I Go), Celeste (Milk & Honey), Maribou State (Scarlett Groove), Billy Black (This Simple Pleasure), Starling (Craving) and Punks Jump Up (Feels Good). She also wrote the soundtrack for TV Series Agatha Raisin and has featured on synchs with Amnesty International, Lipton’s Iced Tea, Boohoo.com and Bacardi.
Saint Saviour also lectures in Songwriting at BIMM London.