A couple of years ago I was at a Luke Haines (one of my favourite singers, who you should all give a listen) gig in the upstairs room of a pub in Bristol (England, not near ESPN) that holds maybe 50 people max.
There was a poster advertising a gig the following week for an unknown singer called Kate Nash. I checked her out on Youtube & Myspace, planned to go to the gig but never did.
Now Kate's selling out 5000 capacity venues.
I could have been there at the start. Plus, before she was famous, I might have had a chance !!
Forget "Amy the Wino", Kate Nash is the UK's premier female singer/songwriter at the moment
SHe really is my new Anglo Crush... I had a friend travel to England in late summer when she was really hitting stride on radio play, and I asked her to buy my a Liverpool scarf while ther, and when she sent me a package, it had the Kate Nash cd in it because I suggested she check her out being a Lily Allen fan...