Annie Dressner
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Annie Dressner

Since moving from her hometown of NYC to the UK eleven years ago, singer-songwriter Annie Dressner has garnered rave reviews for her recordings and live performances. From her debut 'Strangers...', her EP 'East Twenties' and her second full-length 'Broken...', Dressner has gone from strength to strength. Her straightforward lyrical style, sharp ear for wordplay and crisp, lilting vocals offer listeners a front row seat to her stories. Her music has drawn comparisons to an up-tempo Mazzy Star, an understated Jenny Lewis, Soccer Mommy & Phoebe Bridgers.

Annie’s songs have received considerable airplay on Radio 2 and 6 Music (Gideon Coe, Tom Robinson, Steve Lamacq, Tom Ravenscroft) and Radio 1 via her cowrite with Saturday Night Gym Club 'The Nowhere Team.'  She released her third studio album, 'Coffee At The Corner Bar' with producer Paul Goodwin in 2020.  Along with a set of new original songs, the album includes a Magnetic Fields cover & a co-write with Matthew Caws of Nada Surf.  She is currently recording her fourth studio album.

Annie has collbaroated and co-written songs with David Ford, Polly Paulusma, Matthew Caws, The Last Dinosaur, Saturday Night Gym Club, & Tim Gordine. 

Annie has performed at the Green Man Festival, Secret Garden Party, Cambridge Folk Festival, Cluny2, Green Note, Norwich Arts Centre, Cambridge Junction, Night & Day among countless other venues and has shared stages with Echobelly, Ben Ottewell (Gomez), Emily Barker, Simone Felice, The East Pointers, David Ford, Lucy Wainwright Roche & Fossil Collective. Last February she co-headlined tours with Polly Paulusma & Luke James Williams. Her music is also in Crucible Films' ‘Drive Me To The End' directed by Richard Summers-Calvert.

Recently, she was shortlisted for Female Artist of the Year 2020 by Fatea Magazine.  She is half of the duo 'David Ford & Annie Dressner' which began after they went on tour in January, and subsequently recorded an album within 48 hours of the tour, that took 48 hours to write and recorded it in one 13 hour live session. The album is titled '48 Hours with David Ford & Annie Dressner' and was released 1 July 2022.  48 Hours, reached #23 in ‘The Official Folk Albums Chart compiled by the Official Charts Company in partnership with English Folk Expo.'

Annie Dressner & David Ford's duo can be found here - DressnerFord.com