Glaswegian musician, songwriter and producer Rosie Bans writes intelligent multi-genre pop music which has gained national support from press, including features in The Musician Magazine (“melodic and finely observed songs”), Louder Than War (“powerful songs full of emotion”) and London based blog Gigslutz (“passionate and unique”) .
Rosie’s tracks feature on playlists across UK national radio stations Amazing Radio, Connect Radio, CamGlen and Celtic Music Radio as her music pulls out what’s living just under the skin and drapes it over memorable choruses and rhythmic piano grooves for all to hear.
“an empowering figure for many” The National Newspaper
Winner of “Best Song” in October 2020 awarded by Songwriter Universe Magazine for her co-written track “The Little Things In Life” with fellow artist and producer Sam Turner, Rosie is an in-demand and skilled writer and collaborator. ‘Instincts’ from 2017 album “Identify Yourself” features in the film ‘Trifle’, directed by Mike Callaghan, due for release in 2021.
“there’s something special going on there…the space and emotion” - Steve Farris (Sony/ATV/EMI) on “Universe” (unreleased)
As a live musician with over ten UK and European tours under her belt Rosie has supported UK and international artists, including Pete Docherty at his 2012 show in Nambucca, London. Rosie is a popular writer passionate about having a positive influence on the world through music and art and committed to opening up conversations around mental health and equality through her songwriting.
With a drive to help pave the way for change towards more equality in the music industry Rosie founded and runs Women Producers Meet, with artists and producers Jen Athan and Jigsawtiger. WPM is a group for music producers who identify as womxn to connect, support and network with each other. Rosie also runs Songseeds Online Songwriting Retreats along with songwriter and artist Becci Wallace. These are 4 day online writing camps aimed at developing, connecting and networking songwriters.