Sarah Close is a singer-songwriter who studied on our BA Songwriting degree course.
She played a sold-out show at Camden Assembly in 2017 and will headline a second sell-out performance at Heaven in London in September 2017, as well as playing the House Festival at Marble Hill House alongside Erasure, Craig David, Dua Lipa, Rag n Bone Man and others.
Sarah also performed at major pop festival British Summer Time in July 2017 alongside headliners including Justin Bieber and Martin Garrix .
Her single ‘Call Me Out’ featured in the Spotify UK Viral 50, where she hit Number 1 as well as the Global Viral 50, where she reached Number 4 and topping the Netherlands Spotify Viral Chart. The track also peaked at Number 1 in the Official UK Physical Singles Chart and has even appeared on hit TV series Geordie Shore.
Her EP ‘Caught Up’ has reached Number 1 on the Egypt iTunes chart as well as Number 4 on iTunes UK album chart. The track ‘Maestro’ from the EP was produced by ICMP tutor Paul Stanborough, who himself has gained a stellar reputation as in-house producer, programmer, and engineer for renowned songwriter and producer, Guy Chambers.
In 2017, following her continuous success, Sarah signed a deal with Parlophone records.