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Rita Lynch


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Rita Lynch is a singer songwriter who achieved a major profile in the UK the early 1990s and was the subject of a Channel 4 documentary, filmed as part of the Out series. Her music has been used in a Channel 4 drama, Rosebud and in British horror movie, Vampire Diary.

Her sound has been described as PJ Harvey meets At The Drive-In with a dose of the usual dark ambience that accompanies most Bristol releases.

She retains a devoted following today and continues to record and perform. Her live performances currently feature a two-piece line-up with John Langley ( Blue Aeroplanes, Witness, The Mekons, Strangelove, Saturation Point) on drums. She is also backing singer and guitarist with cult Bristol band, The Blue Aeroplanes.

In 2009, Bristol and Bath entertainment magazine, Venue describing Lynch as ‘the personification of ferocious conviction’ named her performance at The Fleece on 13 August as Bristol’s third best gig of the year.

Biography Rita Sphere Lynch was born in South London in 1959. She attended Catholic school and was taught to play guitar by nuns.

After leaving school she played her played her first shows as Rita & The Piss Artists an all-girl punk band. Playing bass guitar - ‘seemed the easiest’ - the band became an excuse to get drunk a lot.


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