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Selkie's vocals are soulful and expressive"
Dale Kawashima (Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Giant Records, Mercury Records, Jobete Music)

"Fabaroo Voice. She reminds me a bit of Carole King"

Clive Franks (Elton Johns Producer/Engineer)

Selkie (Born Jess Yallup) is an Indie South African Singer-Guitarist,Songwriter and Performing Artiste, best known for her strongmusicalcompositions and her powerful stage performances.Jess first became a household name in her home country when she became afinalists on The popular Reality TV Singing Competition - Idols in 2010.

Selkie's solo performances are magical - her strong husky voice spillseffortlessly over her unadorned acoustic guitar & herhuge &ever-expanding repertoire keeps crowds young & old asking for more.

Acoustic guitar in hands; Selkie hasperformed around the world on variouscontacts- fronting bands and as a solo artist/singer-guitarist.
(Some venues include: Kempinski Hotel - Aqaba Jordan, The Red Sea, Jumeirah Madinat Dubai, The Seychelles, West Africa - Abidjan Cote D'Ivoire, The Sheraton Doha in Qatar UAE - Various Hotels & Venues on home soil - and most recently Carnival Cruiselines in Florida USA)

Selkie has just signed a Recording Deal with Stone Studios International. (January 2014)
Selkie released an EP entitled TEARS in 2013 independently & herdebut single 'Your Eyes' was produced by Stuart Epps in London in May 2012.(Stuart has produced names like Robbie Williams & Oasis).
Stuart offered to record Your Eyes after Loving the Demo after hearing it online. Selkie won the SINGERUNIVERSE Vocalist Competition in June 2012 with this track.

Updated:  January 12, 2014

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