'Come Back Fighting', the brand new album from UK female artist Philippa Hanna, is set for release on November 24th amidst opening a formidable 29 date tour for Britain's Got Talent winning vocal group Collabro. The album is her 6th studio offering marking 10 years of making music and well over 1000 live performances.
With much of the album written in Nashville, Philippa has brought together a range of pop, country and gospel influences, assembling an impressive collection of musicians. With features from BBC Radio 2 presenter Paul Jones on harmonica, world-champion banjo player John Dowling and a leading UK gospel choir, the album was recorded at Chairworks Studios in West Yorkshire. Working with long-term collaborators guitarist Roo Walker and manager Andy Baker, the production has a fresh and unique flavour that won’t leave fans disappointed.
From the acoustic-reggae-infused Dorothy to the hard-hitting bluesy title track Come Back Fighting, listeners can expect to be drawn into the storytelling narrative that has put Hanna on the singer-songwriter map. With covers of WIllie Nelson’s classic Always on My Mind and Hank William’s I Saw The Light the album succeeds in catering for an incredibly broad fan-base that has seen the Sheffield-singer open tours for Lionel Richie and Little Mix.
Off The Wagon will kick off proceedings as debut single and is available from all digital download and streaming platforms from Friday 22nd September. Fans can preorder signed albums and related merchandise from comebackfighting.com in conjunction with Rocket Fuel, the crowdfunding site Philippa helped to launch in 2014.
"Off the Wagon is a stunning track... just gorgeous. I’ve never been a big country music fan, but Philippa is that good, she’s got me in to it, that’s a massive achievement!" said Christian Carlisle, BBC Radio Sheffield.