Emily Litta is a name you absolutely should remember. Based in London, her half-Kiwi/half-Italian heritage had inspired her to travel the world and immerse herself in different musical cultures, culminating in her new material releasing across 2020.
Her latest single ‘Not A Love Song’ is an anti-love song intended to be an “unfiltered fuck you”, as Emily puts it. The record perfectly displays the unique abilities the young singer possesses that distinguish her from the ever-growing crowd. Her delivery grabs you from the outset, it’s hard to find a direct comparison. Taking influence from her love of both urban and jazz subgenres, the resulting tone and delivery of the vocals we as listeners receive is outstanding and endlessly interesting.
Despite this record being only her sixth release, it’s clear that Emily has a strong creative vision behind each of her works.
The Agostina Gálvez-directed video for ‘Keep Running’ by the Brooklyn based songstress oozes sex appeal and instantly takes us back to that Flake advert from the 80’s, but this time it’s a mic and not a chocolate bar.
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