Ella Squirrell – Loop

485428_626319287396186_1319060790_nBorn into a lifestyle of creativity and musicianship, Ella Squirrell is determined to brand her beautiful style of folk/pop on music lovers around the world.

Being raised in a family of a professional musician, it is no wonder that Ella Squirrell would have the passion and determination to perform and write her own music.  Taught by her father, who is a professional musician in a folk trio, she began learning the guitar at the early age of 11.  As she grew she also very much grew into her own musical style and now is starting to make serious waves with her new EP ‘Loop’ due out May 18th on iTunes.  With a background in folk she stays very true to that style yet because of her fondness of the pop genre she also blends in a modern sound.  She admires and is influenced by artists such as Ben Howard and Warpaint, and is always developing and creating her own style through her admiration toward them but also, through her honesty and willingness to express her own true emotions, whether good or bad, and transpose them into her songwriting.

The new EP ‘Loop’ features the single ‘Quiet Fire’, which has created quite a buzz so far on the UK music scene.  The song features a full accompaniment backing Ella and strays more to the pop genre but, is an amazing rendition of a song she wrote and performs on her acoustic as well.  ‘Loop’ also features the song called ‘Trouble’ which has a more synth-heavy indie pop sound and gives the EP a lot of variety in the type of sound you are gonna hear from Ella.  The song ‘Trust Is a White Dove’ gets back to a more personal feel and makes you feel as if you are in the same room with Ella’s amazing voice singing over the acoustic piano. I personally enjoyed the track ‘Loop’ that had a cool synth melody going along with her voice and some whispering samples that give that track so much movement and personality. It also had a very similar feel to the band I myself much enjoy, Blonde Redhead.

11113892_1020424301319014_4862038917708925324_n

In the present, Ella Squirrell continues to develop her style of folk/pop and considers the highlight of her career, so far, to be when she performed on the acoustic stage before Ben Howard’s show at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena in April 2015. I don’t think that this will be the end to the highlights of her career as it looks like she has a great future ahead of her with this just being the beginning with the debut of her new album ‘Loop’.

Upcoming performances in 2015 by Ella Squirrell include a show at The Jam House in Birmingham on the 27th of May and then at the Big Mix Music Festival in Lyme Regis on July 4th. For more information and the latest on Ella Squirrell and the new album ‘Loop’ visit her website or any social media site such as InstagramYouTubeSoundcloud, Facebook, and Twitter.  To purchase her new album, ‘Loop’ coming out on May 18th visit the iTunes store.

 

 

 

 

 

About the author

There’s a lot of music out there - good music. At Essentially Pop our remit is that we cover music that deserves to be heard, with a particular focus on independent artists. That doesn't mean we won't cover your old favourites - rather we hope to give you some new favourites as well.

We no longer accept unpaid PR agency work. We believe the creative arts have value, and this includes writing. As always, we will write about artists who contact us - or who we contact - for free - but we can no longer work free of charge for PR agencies. We work hard, we put in a lot of hours writing, and we ask that you respect that. Contact us for our very reasonable rates.

Follow us on: Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, Myspace, Facebook, Spotify, Youtube. Drop us an email on hello@essesntiallypop.com

Leave a Reply