Once upon a time, a choir girl and a metalhead got stuck on an island, with nothing but a microphone, a guitar and a pedalboard…
"A unique musical act that is virtually impossible to pigeonhole genre-wise, combining amazing vocals with breathtaking guitar work."
- Ivan Roberts, Riff Taff Music Networking
Across The Sea sound unlike any act you’ve heard before. Built around the hauntingly powerful voice of Hannah Katy Lewis and the unorthodox, adventurous guitar approach of Pete Ferguson, their unique genre-bending sound is wildly eclectic, fiercely inventive and singularly distinctive.
"Combined they're a 2 piece that sound like a 10 piece."
- Headlights and White Lines
Their debut album Infinite Worlds was released in December 2018, receiving airplay in the UK and internationally, with lead single Speechless reaching the top 10 of the Radio Indie Alliance chart. Lauded as a “fantastic debut"* and “full to the brim with singularly great and original songs"** , the album was later featured on HMV Brighton's recommended list, with the pair subsequently being invited to perform live in-store.
"Hannah Katy Lewis' vocal is startlingly good, ranging from Kate Bush theatricals to Middle-Eastern chanting..."
- Listen With Monger
Since their inception the duo have appeared extensively at venues throughout the south, earning a reputation as an enthralling and affecting live act whose shows are “something to get drawn into and swept away with."*** They have performed aboard HMS Warrior, as a support act to Nizlopi’s Luke Concannon and to a capacity hometown crowd at Worthing Pier’s Southern Pavilion.
Following the June 2019 release of their stand-alone single Behind the Looking Glass the pair embarked on a successful summer tour which saw them captivate audiences at festivals such as Victorious and Wickham, and journey across the sea itself for an enchanting twilight set at Rhythmtree Festival on the Isle of Wight.
Having now performed over 150 shows in the two years since their formation, Across The Sea continue to reinforce their position as one of the most genuinely innovative acts on the live circuit. And behind the scenes work has begun on a new album: the duo's most ambitious creative venture so far...