Posted: November 7, 2014 in MUSIC
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English folk singer-songwriter  Johnny Flynn attended school with Hackman and was instrumental in getting her first record deal with Transgressive; he produced her debut single, “You Come Down” in 2012. As a teenager, Hackman was a model for Burberry Clothing.  Hackman received a phone call from Burberry  requesting her participation in an upcoming ad campaign. In 2012, she was chosen as one of the new faces for their Spring/Summer eye wear campaign. Two of her songs, “You Come Down” and “Here I Lie”, were used in promotional material for the brand. Hackman’s first release was an EP of covers, which was available for digital download in January 2013. One month later, she released her first mini-album, “That Iron Taste”, featuring songs of her own composition. The album was released on February  2013 in physical and digital download.The album was produced byAlt – J’s Charlie Andrew.  In 2013, she toured Australia and Europe as an opening act for Laura Marling to support the release of “That Iron Taste”. She later released two more EPs: “Sugar Blind” last December and “Deaf Heat” this  April, 2014 via iTunes. Both EPs contain songs written by Hackman as well as one cover song. All of Hackman’s EPs are available for free streaming on her official website.Tickets to The Cure’s upcoming London Hammersmith Apollo shows went on sale this morning (Friday 7 November) – with some fans delighted by the chance to see the goth-rock heroes, while others were left disappointed.


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