Ben Abraham Chats With Essentially Pop About His New Single, His Upcoming Album And Its Influences – Tickets On Sale today For Two Exclusive Live Gigs At Omeara, London

Ben Abraham chats with Essentially Pop about his new single, his upcoming album and its influences on the eve of tickets going on sale today for two exclusive live gigs at Omeara, London.

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Daniel Joy Releases A Tribute To The Shy Guy As People Everywhere Start To Wonder What Face To Face Dating Will Be Like. ‘How to Talk to Girls’ Is Out Just In Time To Help!

A global pandemic has changed many things. It’s become normal to wear a mask and not know if the person you just smiled at…

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Texas Release 10th Album, ‘Hi’ And Lead Off With Brilliant Single That Might Just Be The Summer Anthem

It’s hard to believe that this band, Texas, are actually best known in France. They seem to have been so much part of the tapestry of UK music since ‘I Don’t Want a Lover’ dropped in 1989 on the brilliant debut ‘Southside’. Now, 33 years later they have released an album which is quite literally genre defying. It has songs that quite simply span every kind of music.

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Ben Abraham Is An Incredible Singer That Has Been Writing Hit Music For Years For Other Artists But Now With The Stunning ‘War In Your Arms’ It’s Time To Step To The Fore!

It really doesn’t feel like five years since 2016’s reissued debut album ‘Sirens’ was being described as “a debut of remarkable depth” by none other than The New York Times. The album was originally self released in 2014, but the indie label reissue saw appearances from Sara Bareilles and Gotye and really cemented Ben Abraham as a songwriter of note. He co wrote Kesha’s RIAA certified double platinum Grammy award winning smash hit ‘Praying’ amongst a host of other songs. However, that catalyst moment of his life also accompanied a tumultuous, faith sapping part of his life as he went through a serious break up. Ben responded to these trying, difficult times as only a songwriter can and used this time as inspiration for a selection of songs that speak to the undeniable possibility of rebirth after all the loss and pain.

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Country Artists Tim Prottey-Jones And Stephanie Quayle Have Released A Song That Could Well Become The Positive Anthem We All Need. ‘Until I Do’ Is Their Brilliant New Duet.

I recently chatted with The Shires about their music and Ben Earle, one of the duet, mentioned that he felt U.K. Country acts were being seen as less of an embarrassing cousin in Nashville and that this was massively highlighted by the emergence of duets with respected US Country artists. The Shires have recently duetted with Lauren Alaina and Jimmie Allen on reworked Shires songs. Now, highly acclaimed UK Country artist Tim Prottey-Jones has released a brilliant new original song with “An Artist You Need To Know” , according to Rolling Stone Country, Stephanie Quayle.

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Roseelu Has A New Single And She Has Something To Say About The Ever Changing Game Of Love – ‘F*** With My Feelings’ Is Out Now!

As a follow up to the brilliant ‘Playing Alone’, the 20 year Danish newcomer has released a song which is her take on love and the way something can be addictive in its nature despite the way it can mess with your head.

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Lotusbliss Could Be Your New Favourite Band If The New Song ‘Horror’ Is Anything To Go By. Essentially Pop Caught Up With The Brothers With A Few Questions.

A lifetime of creation, experimentation, making noise and camaraderie has come to fruition with the Kent band Lotusbliss; literally a band of brothers who are starting to make waves in the indie rock music scene.

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OUT TODAY – Imelda May – ’11 Past The Hour’

Following the smash single releases this year of ‘Just One Kiss’ & ‘Made To Love’ (Radio 2 Playlist & Record of the week / live performance on Graham Norton BBC1)  Imelda May releases today, her sixth studio album and new single ‘Diamonds’.

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Golden Globe Winner, Grammy Nominee And Oscar Winner Jon Batiste Chats With EP About An Album Which Could Literally Change Your Life. ‘We Are’ Is Out Now On Verve Records

Jon Batiste is an American musician who defies genre. His pedigree is undoubted and he’s performed with some of the greatest artists around like Stevie Wonder, Prince, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran and Mavis Staples to name a few.

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The Shires, Our Number One Country Act, Play Live This Weekend In An Exclusive Streamed Gig Via Stabal.com

The Shires are probably our most successful Country artists and just before lockdown last March, they released album number four ‘Good Years’ but had to put their tour on hold. The tour has been put back to 2022 but they are going to treat their fans, and hopefully some new fans, to an exclusive live gig to be streamed on Saturday, April 10th via Stabal. You can find out more here.

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Katie Kittermaster Releases New Song ‘Friends’ As It Gathers Pace On TikTok

Nowadays, one of the most effective ways to get music into people’s world has become the hugely popular platform of TikTok and recently an artist we have covered and appreciated before, Katie Kittermaster, has seen a massive uptake of one of her songs ‘Friends’ on that platform. For that reason, Katie has given her audience what it wants by releasing the song across all of the streaming and download platforms last Friday.

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RoseeLu, The 19 Year Old Danish Newcomer With A New Single And A Big Future

At just 19 years old, RoseeLu seems to have a sound way beyond her years which encompasses the alternative sounds of the nineties with raw and very modern pop. Not only does it manage to merge and blur the lines between age and genre but it also manages to have the widescreen, big sound of a Bond theme and the introspective lyrics and contemplation of Billie Eilish. It is a song that very much examines and celebrates the fact that there is nothing wrong with playing alone and spending time on your own. It says that is ok not to feel the need to conform.

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Drew Sycamore Has A New Song ‘45 Fahrenheit Girl’ And A New Album And She Chats About Those Things And Her Inspirations With EP

Drew Sycamore’s new music feels like a culmination of everything that’s come before and to me really feels like she’s in a place where she understands her music and what she’d like it to sound like.

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Megan O’Neill Releases New Album, ‘Getting Comfortable With Uncertainty’ 

Almost a year to the day after Megan released ‘Devil You Know’, a single I described as a game changer for her, I have been looking forward to the release of her second full length album. Since then, she has released many of the tracks featured on the new album, all to critical acclaim.

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Keir Chats With EP About His New Song And The Inspirations Behind His Innovative Style.

Keir has already achieved some major highs. He’s recorded at the world famous Maida Vale studios and he’s played Glastonbury in 2017. This is nothing more than his quality deserves.

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Julia Zahra Releases Her Debut Album ‘Remedy’ On March 5th And Chats With EP.

Julia Zahra was born in Indianapolis USA but raised in The Netherlands. At 25, she has achieved many things as she has won ‘The Voice of Holland’ at just 18, the youngest singer to ever audition for and win the show, and then in 2015 winning a show called ‘The Best Singers of Holland’.
Now, it’s time to find her own direction and try to find recognition outside of Holland. She has, since those shows, released critically acclaimed music of her own and toured extensively in Oceania where she’s garnered quite a following. Julia was speaking with Steve Holley.

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Lucy Spraggan Releases New Album ‘Choices’ Today Friday 26th February

Lucy Spraggan releases album number six today and it’s an album that comes from the soul. Most artists will have, at some point in their career, the record that changes everything for them. It might not be the album with the most success, or the album with the most hits but it will be that album where everything seems to come together, where the lessons learned from everything that comes previously enables something forged in real honesty, in real emotion. For me, this will be that album for Lucy; the record that becomes the touchstone for everything that will inevitably follow, the bar against which everything else will be compared.

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Imelda May Chats With Essentially Pop About Her New Release, Life And Love

Imelda May is surely one of our best songwriters. Having been born and raised in Dublin, she began her career at 16 performing locally. Now, on the eve of releasing her sixth studio album ‘11 Past the Hour’, she is known worldwide and critically acclaimed. She has worked with some of the world’s greatest producers and artists and when releasing the debut single from this new album was able to call upon friends Noel Gallagher and Ronnie Wood to collaborate. She really is that rare thing of being an artist’s artist.

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Laoise Releases Video To Accompany Her Uplifting But Sensitive New Song, ‘Gravy’ And We Get To Have A Chat With Another Exciting Irish Singer.

Laoise, pronounced ‘Leesha’ if you’re as bad at Irish names as I am, has released her video to accompany last week’s single release ‘Gravy’. Brought up in Galway but now living on a tiny island off of the western coast of Ireland, the song is from a forthcoming EP.

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Cha:dy Releases ‘Lazy’, A Moving Song That Looks At Mental Health In Young People And Launches A Big Year For This Outstanding Talent

Cha:dy is a Parisian alt-jazz singer who, last week, released new single ‘Lazy’. Taken from a forthcoming EP, it shines a light on young people suffering with mental health. Having suffered herself, Cha:dy was able to tap into her innermost emotions to write a song that is as honest as it is moving. Steve Holley had the chance to speak with Cha:dy.

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