With inspiration from a childhood spent living in the middle of no-where, climbing to the tops of tall trees and swimming in cold water. Behla (Bee-la) uses the elements of nature as metaphors, her lyrics weaving visual stories.
Now based in Bradford, playing solo or accompanied by cellist Emma Coleman (Me and My Friends) and London-based vocalist/percussionist Vanessa Rani (Mansion of Snakes). Intertwining vocal harmonies, percussion and cello, create rhythmic and harmonic textures to sooth and unease.
“…an unassumingly charming singer-songwriter whose delicate guitar playing and fragile yet unexpectedly powerful singing make an intimately memorable first-impression….her songs have a spacious, airy filigree quality that gently captivates without being precious.’
FATEA – David Kidman
“I was taken by this fragile, delicate yet powerful folk gem that harks in part to Sandy Denny and the Strawbs, Nick Drake and has a real 60’s feel yet this stand up to todays contemporary folk scene and modern tastes too…Recommended.”
“I love a song that evokes something that I can’t quite put my finger on. That’s what this track does for me – it reminds me of something, though I’m not sure what. I’m not even sure that the thing that I think I’m reminded of even happened! Weird eh? And brilliant.”
Sam Bonham – BBC Fresh On the Net