BBC Bestival date for Molly Warburton

Molly Warburton. Picture by Ben Warburton.
Molly Warburton. Picture by Ben Warburton.

Carnforth singer Molly Warburton is on track for a glittering career as she is spotted by the BBC.

At just 19-years-old Molly has already made an impact on the live music scene.

With a tour of California under her belt, Molly is a popular hit with her blend of folk and rock music.

Her talent has been spotted by the BBC who have offered her a spot at this year’s Bestival festival and is hotly tipped to be on Glastonbury soon.

This year at Kendal Calling Molly will be performing on the main stage and will be at the new ‘Forgotten Fields’ Festival in London this August.

Molly’s debut album ‘Molly Warburton’ released earlier this year was recorded at Eastcote Studios in London favoured by Adele and Mumford and Sons.

Following the release of ‘On the Run’ the first single and video from the album, Molly wanted to identify new raw talent to make the video for her next single ‘Bones’.

She offered a prize of £1,000 for the best video to support the melody and approached universities, colleges and film schools to offer upcoming video makers the chance to win both the cash and the opportunity.

Molly said: “The response was incredible, it was so popular that entries came from as far afield as the Philippines.

“I was so impressed from the response we had, all the entries were all very good.”

The top five videos selected by Molly and her band were loaded on her YouTube Channel, and the most liked went through to the final round judged by Oliver Nias of Obstacle Films, Noel Thompson, the highly regarded BBC anchor-man and producer and Molly herself.

The winner was Eric Moor.

Eric, 18, from Slough, Berkshire, is studying Digital Film Production at Ravensbourne University, Greenwich.

Judge Oliver Nias said: “His video has a tight edit, dynamic photography, and evocative use of location and texture.

“It does what every good music video should do - elevate the experience of an artist’s song.” You can see the new video for the song Bones as pre-release on www.mollywarburton.com.