Kae Tempest (formerly Kate Tempest)

Poet and Spoken Word Artist

    Kae Tempest,    by Dav Stewart,    21 November 2013,    NPG x199075,    © Dav Stewart Kae Tempest, by Dav Stewart, 21 November 2013, NPG x199075, © Dav Stewart

Poet and spoken word artist, Kae Tempest (formerly Kate Tempest), has performed across the world with artists such as Billy Bragg and John Cooper Clarke, and has worked with a range of organisations, including The Old Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her critically-acclaimed debut solo album, Everybody Down, was released in 2014 and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize the same year.

Listen to those that you respect and appreciate
Know your own heart, never deviate

From ‘13 Commandments’ in Everything Speaks In Its Own Way (Zingaro Books, 2012)