“Ethereal vocals” – NOTION
“”Emilia Tarrant is winning new fans with her exquisite voice and songwriting talent”” – THE LINE OF BEST FIT
“Emilia’s soulful vocals and tender lyricism shine bright in all their disarming glory” – WHEN THE HORN BLOWS
An undeniably growing name in the female pop world; Emilia Tarrant’s 2022 saw support from BBC Radio 1’s ‘Future Pop’, a performance at the UK’s most iconic festival Glastonbury and a plethora of sync’s across some of the nation’s most popular TV shows. Opening up a new chapter this year, Emilia share’s the final instalment to her forthcoming EP, with single ‘Best Friend Heartbreak’, out February 3rd.
Emilia’s radiant pop trademark has seen her work with some of the biggest industry names, including Grammy-nominated producer, Will Hicks, known for his work with Ed Sheeran, Lewis Gardiner (Ellie Goulding) and Kingdoms (JPCooper, R3hab), piecing together what will be her second EP.
Working with another distinguished producer Charlie Thomas (Little Mix, London Grammar, One Direction) on ‘Best Friend Heartbreak’, Emilia strips back her signature buoyancy and invites each listener to indulge in her celestial vocals and ingest her narrative of a friendship break-up.
In her own words Emilia explains;
“This is probably the rawest song for me that I’ve released to date. I’m not going to lie, it’s pretty sad…! It’s a story I’ve been trying to write about and get off my chest for a couple years now, and then ‘Best Friend Heartbreak’ came along. It’s not often you hear songs about friend breakups, but as such a relatable subject, there should definitely be more. It perfectly captures the pain I felt after losing a friendship and how much I miss them still! It turned into a letter to myself too; as someone who hates giving up on anything, especially people, the lyric “Em just give up” is a phrase that I tend to want to scream at myself over and over again. Anyway, these lyrics, the emotion, and the production too, feel very ‘me’, and I’m so proud of what Charlie, Joe and I created.”
On the music video, Emilia states:
“The music video for ‘Best Friend Heartbreak’ has to be my favourite. The inspiration came to me almost as soon as I wrote the song, and turned out exactly how I had imagined. Tom Knibbs (director) and I really wanted to convey the raw emotion through the colouring and underwater visuals especially, creating a sense of suffocation. The way the video flows, perfectly captures the desperation of the lyrics and power of the song’s production too. I think we achieved this pretty well considering how cold the pool was! Silly me thought it was a sensible idea to shoot it in January and we were shivering for hours after… The things we do for the creative, huh! Don’t try this at home kids…”
Having warmed into the project with singles ‘When It Was Chaotic’, ‘Same For Me’ and ‘Slow Motion’, which have already been performed on some incredible stages, including Glastonbury,
Victorious Festival, Alt Escape, Soho House’s 180 The Strand, Emilia is comfortably poised leading into the release of ‘Best Friend Heartbreak’.
Continuous support from Wonderland, Notion, The Line of Best Fit, Metal Magazine and named as a 2023 ‘One To Watch’ by Record of the Day, Noctis Magazine and Pictor Magazine.
Emilia Tarrant has a big year ahead; with the imminent announcement of her EP out this March, followed by the release of her debut album to be announced later this year.
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