Bessie Turner sounds like when you first discover music does more than what it says on the tin.

Emerging in 2017 with a fresh brand of confessional, quirky and catchy lyrics, she has been since picked up by the likes of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 and Clash.

Not beaten by a diagnosis of sepsis last year or a New Year spent attached to a drip, she is now back on tour with Gengahr with a new EP and new management and making a stop off at King Tuts this Saturday.

"I had never been in hospital before or had something so life-altering happen to me before", Bessie told The Glasgow Times. "It really takes a lot to build yourself back up again."

"I lost a friend and that really hit me really hard. After all of the bad bits... it was like someone has been watching over me and given me some good luck by the time summer came.

"When I first came back from being ill, I came out with all this dark stuff that I never knew could have been there. But it was quite exciting and I think it's taken me in a new direction with my music.

"It was insane and I loved it. It was a year of growth, i think. I have a new team, new management, and I've made new friends. it was brilliant and I can't wait for it to continue this year. "

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It was an intense summer for Bessie market with festival slots and now, a new single, 'Donkey', which attempts to process the profound loss that had such a dramatic effect on her.

"It’s an observational song referring to the loss of a loved one and the chaotic time that went hand in hand with grief. I didn’t set out to write a song with the theme being so personal to me.

"It’s about uncertainty and the fact that we actually have no idea what we’re really doing in life for a lot of it. It’s about an afternoon playing board games in a pub in Ipswich on a come down four years ago. It’s about late, late nights and trying to lose your head. It’s about desperation and finding peace.”

Finding peace is one thing, but instilling it in others is a whole other thing completely. Lucky for us, Bessie can do both.