Beth Rowley (born October, 1981) is an English singer-songwriter born in Lima, Peru. She was born to British parents who later returned from Peru in 1982 to live in Bristol, England when Beth was aged two years old. Early career She was influenced by her family's love for many different musical styles, particularly blues, country, folk, gospel and latin american music. When aged 16, Beth formed The Apogee, an original 5 piece funk/soul/acid jazz group. At age 17 she was spotted at an open mic night in London's top entertainment club, Ginglik.