Mumford & Sons have been within the studio with their assist act Gretta Ray.
The ‘I Will Wait’ hitmakers not solely had the 21-year-old star open for them on the Australian leg of their ‘Delta World Tour’ in January, however the singer/songwriter has revealed she just lately reunited with drummer Ben Lovett and guitarist Winston Marshall for a songwriting session at their bandmate Ted Dwane’s studio house in London.
Speaking completely to BANG Showbiz, Gretta revealed: ”I’ve really been in Ted’s new studio in London this week, writing with each Winston and Ben – which has been wonderful.
”All of the boys are so right down to earth and I’m so snug round them, typically I overlook that they’re one of many greatest bands on the planet!”
Gretta did not say if what they had been engaged on can be for her personal venture or the Marcus Mumford-fronted band.
The folks singer just lately revealed that she solely had one soundcheck rehearsal earlier than becoming a member of Mumford on stage for his or her tune ‘Forever’ for the primary time at an enviornment in Sydney.
Asked whose thought it was to carry out the monitor from ‘Delta’, Gretta stated: ”I feel Marcus was the one who prompt or not it’s that tune.
”’Forever’ is a brand new tune of theirs, one which was not initially a part of their setlist for the tour.
”The first time we sung it collectively was on the Enmore Theatre present in Sydney, and so they had deliberate on altering the setlist slightly in an effort to embrace that individual tune anyway.”
The triple j-winner – who performs at All Points East on the identical invoice because the ‘I Will Wait’ hitmakers at London’s Victoria Park on June 1 – admitted she was very ”nervous” however the ‘Little Lion Man’ group had been good at ensuring the efficiency felt ”pure” by guaranteeing the spontaneous second was chilled and ”enjoyable”.
She stated: ”It was a reasonably fast flip round; I needed to study the tune backstage and in soundcheck that day earlier than the gig.
”So I used to be slightly nervous! But I felt that the band simply wished me to get on the market and have enjoyable singing the tune, not stress about it an excessive amount of.
”As a consequence, the efficiency ended up feeling actually pure. We had a good time.”