Metro 13 Records

Metro 13 Records is our new sub-label, run in collaboration with composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Marty Hailey Distributed by Shellshock.

Sophie Penman‘s debut album, Written in the Books is out on vinyl, CD and digital on 5th May 2023 and available from all good record stores, or for direct pre-order.

Sophie Penman is a 23-year-old multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter based in Edinburgh, her songwriting informed by the finesse of Carole King and Joni Mitchell and her musicality by the blues-jazz piano styles of Nina Simone and Norah Jones. Her music is a blend of catchy melodies, emotive lyrics and soulful harmonies. Trained as a classical violinist and singer, she also draws on influences from classical music and stays true to her roots through Scottish folk influences such as Eddie Reader.