ERASING GRACE: STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF RIOT GRRLS!
Former music festival director and published poet, Anna Grace Du Noyer is 'standing on the shoulders of Riot Grrls!' heading up Brit based band Erasing Grace with a stunning debut EP, Hurricane Hill.
With themes of oppression and resistance, that fans of the frontwoman's second published Poetry book will be familiar with, she truly captures the zeitgeist of her 1990s youth. Du Noyer makes no mistake with this no-holds-barred translation of the biographical poems.
Taking on a life of their own the words are now multi-faceted and complex; a dreamy mix of melancholy and psychedelic alternative rock, underpinned by 90s grunge roots.
Fierce frontwoman, songwriter and co-producer Anna Grace vocals will give you guaranteed goosebumps with Mazzy Star-like ethereal harmonies which are met with explicit growls that Patti Smith would be proud of.
Erasing Grace was conceived as a band in 2020, in Liverpool, England, UK during the Coronavirus pandemic, which ironically provided an opportunity for international collaboration.
Currently a 3 piece outfit made up of renowned musicians including former Black Seasons Lead Guitarist Daniel Du Noyer and Argentina based multi instrumentalist, Renzo Calma of Buenos Aires heavy metal outfit, Mantra acting as co-produce
Erasing Grace unveil a debut record that jars into the canon of rock misogyny in only the way a riot girl can." boasts Anna Grace.
She's right. Stomach twisting tribal drums and distorted bass is laced with stunning tormented harmonies - telling a tale of feminine disaffection, furious vulnerability and painful alienation.
And crucially, there is no cliched bravado and force-fed hedonism
in sight; but a riot of feminist disaffection and alienation.
EP Hurricane Hill is available from 1st May 2021 on Spotify, Amazon and iTunes