Following the release of her debut single ‘Graduating’, Nell Mescal has announced her first headline show at The Social, London for September 15th. Tickets will go on sale this Friday from the following link.
Nell will also play at this year’s All Points East Festival on Sunday 28th August with more live dates to be announced in due course.
Her first official release earlier this month, ‘Graduating’ effortlessly blends the intimate with the epic, with Nell’s spine-tingling vocal at the forefront. It received a groundswell of support from the likes of i-D, NME, The Line Of Best Fit, Dork Magazine, Rolling Stone, and us here at Essentially Pop.
Speaking of ‘Graduating’, Nell says,
“The song is about feeling like you’re supposed to be sad about something but you’re not. Then feeling a little bit angry, I suppose and trying to turn that anger into something a little less all-consuming. Just wishing that some experiences were nicer.”
Nell Mescal has been singing all her life and has been performing in groups and choirs for as long as she can remember. This young emerging talent began writing music when she was just 13 years old and finally took the decision to make music her career during the pandemic, something that in hindsight, has given her the time and space to focus on her sound and what she wants to articulate in her songs.
Since leaving school, Nell has now moved to North London and found herself surrounded by other young creatives and kindred spirits. Many of whom are helping Nell to discover more about what she’s capable of, are collaborating with her and giving her a thirst for knowledge that will allow her to take creative control of her future as a musician.
One such acquaintance is another young rising female star, music producer Steph Marziano, who produced ‘Graduating’.
Nell has often tested demos and covers across her social platforms, steadily growing an enviable fanbase for an artist who is at the very beginning of her career. Her self-released, ‘Missing You’, also sound-tracked the 2020 Christmas ad for Brown Thomas – Ireland’s answer to Harvey Nichols.