Emmy The Great

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Emmy The Great Biography

Given the length of time Emmy The Great has been a leading light of the anti-folk (/nu-folk /new-wave-female-singer-songwriter) scene in the UK, its surprising to hear she's still only 23 years old.

After 2 years of collaborations (Fyfe Dangerfield, Lightspeed Champion, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Jeremy Warmsley) & touring with the likes of Jamie T, Tilly And The Wall, Martha Wainwright and Bright Eyes, as well as headlining her own shows, Emmy has built up a formidable fanbase. Within a day of posting release details on her myspace page, she had racked up over 300 pre-orders for 'My Bad', her debut EP, which eventually sold out after 2 days of release.

Her debut EP 'My Bad' is something of a statement of intent for Emmy. It includes four new songs recorded in her home with various collaborators and friends. It's a perfect introduction to Emmy's acerbic wit and sizeable potential for those less in the know. The recordings are imperfect and the production simple. But that was always the intention - the intimacy of the recording combined with the simplicity of the songs, produces something more powerful than any studio recording ever could.

After more live dates at the beginning of the year, Emmy will start recording her full-length debut in Spring ready for release later in the year.

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The Latest Emmy The Great News

Strummer Of Love Single Day Tickets Now On Sale

10th August 2012

The Strummer of Love festival organisers have now released the day tickets for this special event commemorating 10 years since...

Tim Wheeler Plans 'fun' Pixies Set

28th February 2011

Ash singer Tim Wheeler is planning a "fun" set of Pixies songs. The 'Girl From Mars' rocker is set to...

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Emmy The Great Reviews

Emmy The Great - Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler, Presents...This Is Christmas Album Review

21st December 2011

News of a collaboration between Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler began to emerge in...

Emmy The Great - We Almost Had A Baby Single Review

25th November 2008

We Almost Had a Baby single review from Emmy The Great.The current glut of British...

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Emmy The Great Festivals

SXSW Music Festival

7th March 2014

The Green Man Festival

14th August 2014

Camden Crawl

20th June 2014

The Big Chill Festival

4th August 2011

Glastonbury Festival

25th June 2014

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The Latest Emmy The Great Press Releases

Emmy The Great And Tim Wheeler Announce New Single 'Zombie Christmas'

2nd November 2012

They're back!
To deck the halls with boughs of holly!
With zombies!

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Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler Present 'This Is Christmas' Album Out November 21st 2011

17th October 2011

One could say inclement weather played a big part in the recording of this album. This Is...

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