Emily James, Foreign Land Review
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Emily James is a nineteen-year-old singer-songwriter. Growing up in New York, James was surrounded by a wide variety of musical influences. She began writing her first songs when she was ten. Incorporating the sounds of pop, rock, blues and folk into her original melodies. In August of 2016, James released her self-titled EP, Emily James. A year-and-a-half later, at eighteen, she released her debut album, Til the Morning. The 12-track album, written by James and produced by Ryan Hadlock (The Lumineers, Vance Joy), crosses over multiple genres. Her new single “Foreign Land,” was written and produced by James, who envisioned a modern pop sound for the production and built the track from bottom to top in her bedroom. “Foreign Land” is a step forward in the sound of James evolution as an artist, with its dreamy, pop-driven sound. That’s the short of it!
Foreign Land (single)
Release Date: November 9, 2018
James has a focused voice that illuminates the lyrics of “Foreign Land.” Her voice resonates with purity and inclination.