Album Review: Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler - 'This Is Christmas'

Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler - 'This Is Christmas'

In 1853, Danish fairytale king Hans Christian Andersen wrote a short story called Alt Paa Sin Rette Plads . In it, our typically Andersen-ish pure-hearted goose girl heroine is tormented by a rakish aristocrat who cruelly flings her into the mud...

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Album Review: Emmy The Great - 'Virtue'

Emmy The Great - 'Virtue'

For someone whose folk songs are admirably rooted in today’s world, Emma-Lee Moss should have absolutely no trouble dressing her ideas in nowadays clothing: a bit of mooey synth here, a pillowy wash of twinkles there, maybe even a disco pulse...

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Emmy The Great

Emmy The Great

Some people just can’t help it. They try to be nice, but they bring out the worst in you. Emma-Lee Moss is one of those people. To use inaccurate and crass gender stereotyping, she’s the kind of delicate, fragile, girlish creature who makes...

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Emmy The Great

Emmy The Great

It’s likely the prospect of a debut album from a new hotly-tipped female singer-songwriter has you clawing at the walls in a fit of Groundhog Day-like anguish. Which marketing category will this one fall into, you wonder? Is she an outspoken...

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Emmy The Great

Emmy The Great

Has there ever been a less-appropriately named singer than young Emmy? Or at least one who seems less likely to proclaim her own greatness? Emmy’s latest offering is – of course – lovely, understated, quite beautifully and tastefully...

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Emmy The Great

Emmy The Great

Of course, when you call yourself that, you have to be really, really great to avoid being accused of lying by the likes of us. ‘My Bad’ is not really, really great (see?), and occasionally sounds like the kind of kooky juvenilia used in...

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