TTBA Album of the Month: Philippa Hanna

TTBA Album of the Month: Philippa Hanna

The Album of the Month for June 2016 on the Turn The Beat Around programme is from Philippa Hanna and her brand new CD album called ‘Speed of Light’.  Ian Arbuckle with be playing a selection of songs from the CD during his TTBA programme during June.

Philippa Hanna (main pictured performing at Blairbeth-Burnside Church, Rutherglen in May) is an acclaimed British singer-songwriter, who will be based in Nashville, TN, USA from the summer of 2016.

Recorded in Nashville, her fourth album ‘Speed Of Light’ tackles the challenges of life head-on, offering listeners a message of hope in the face of adversity.

Since her 2007 debut, Philippa has released three studio albums, an EP and a live DVD, and published two autobiographical books. Her intimate and honest approach to performing has seen her become an in-demand opening artist, touring with international acts like Lionel Richie, Leona Lewis, Wet Wet Wet and Collabro.  Her music has been heard on BBC radio and television and on Christian radio including 100.8 Revival FM.speed of light philippa

Born into a musical family, Philippa knew from an early age that that making music was all she wanted to do. Her music frequently draws upon her experiences of a turbulent youth, and the Christian faith she found in 2004.

She aims to offer a positive message for fans: Songs like I Am Amazing and Raggedy Doll have seen Philippa champion self-esteem in young people, and she also works as an advocate for children’s charity Compassion International.

Turn The Beat Around, Wednesdays throughout June from 8.00-10.0pm with a repeat on Saturdays 3.00-5.00pm and Catch Up anytime.


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