The TickeT gig of The week
As bassist in The Magic Numbers Michele Stodart’s songwriting chops have been overshadowed by her brother Romeo. Not anymore. Her debut solo release, a finely balanced collection of country-flavoured tales, is a stark departure from her band duties. Stodart’s assured performance for a small but appreciative Academy 2 crowd on Wednesday saw the affable singer take a very welcome step into the limelight.