EnglanE Read recording her new EP.
MUSIC ONE of the Island’s fastest-rising stars, singer-songwriter EnglanE Read has been back in the studio recording her new EP.
I’m Not Scared of Heights, I’m Scared of Falling Off Them features three new songs — Jilted Love Song, Can’t Help Myself and Anthem For Lies Behind The Eyes — plus a live recording of her performance at this year’s IW Festival.
Cowes girl EnglanE, 29, opened the festival’s garden stage on the Sunday, following an invitation from promoter John Giddings.
She sent him a copy of her debut EP, Can I Help You, and was thrilled to receive a Facebook message with the news: "Yes lass, it’s the garden stage for you."
The record also attracted praise from stars Johnny Depp and Courtney Love on Twitter messages. EnglanE, who has been compared to Courtney Love and PJ Harvey and describes her sound as "a really chilled-out electro-acoustic style with attitude", said she was excited about recording her second EP.
"It’s a heady mix of sultry and mellow songs, influenced by Lana Del Rey, Adele and Lily Allen, as well as Daniel Johns — my favourite singer-songwriter from the Australian-band Silverchair."
I’m Not Scared of Heights, I’m Scared of Falling Off Them will be released later this year.Can I Help You is available on iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby.
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