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Sopranos Libby Johnstone and Lucy Campbell both have extensive experience in music theatre, with Campbell also coming from a pop and metal background. Eden was originally created as a side project to land corporate gigs and work the cruise line circuit (stay with us), but has evolved into a recording career and a serious attempt to hit a larger audience. Whilst their debut album is classical crossover, it was aimed at their cruise ship listeners, consisting largely of predictable standards, family friendly original songs and the sporadic surprise. Their upcoming follow up, however, promises to be their first serious introduction, blending more obscure and unpredictable material and a more concentrated effort in updating the crossover sound. They are also, surprisingly, the first act to conceive the idea or releasing a dual album - one disc dedicated to classified pop and the other dedicated to classical. Their vocals are well suited to both styles - Johnstone possesses a light, pure voice and Campbell's darker and emotive delivery ensures the girls complement one another. The real treat with this pair is how well their voices blend together, creating a truly gorgeous sound which we'd recommend readers to make an effort to hear live.
Eden Interview: June 2013