“Asking the question ‘What Kind Of Woman?’ gave me a way of thinking about who I could be after I lost an identity I had relied on for a long time,” says Naomi Baguley, aka Ruthie. “In a time of great upheaval, I wanted to find a new way of living that embraced solitude, and found strength in vulnerability.”
Having moved out to Berlin to study – between attempting entry to Berghain, obvs – Naomi returned to her hometown of Leeds after going through a relationship breakdown that left her questioning who she was. Channelling her quest of overcoming that pain and loss, she partnered with her former Bruising bandmate Ben Lewis and created the gorgeous “What Kind Of Woman”.
Full of soaring harmonies and irresistible hooks, it’s a beaut intro to the 23-year-old songwriter and an intriguing glimpse at the rest of the exciting journey she’s about to take us on.