Emmy The Great

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Emmy the Great, or Emma-Lee Moss if you like things official, sings beautiful-sounding songs with dark, tortured souls.  Her first album, ‘First Love’, was released on Close Harbour in 2009 and her second album, ‘Virtue’, was self-released in 2011.  She released a Christmas album with Tim Wheeler of Ash (with whom she is in a relationship) in 2011. Find news, reviews, interviews and tour dates for Emmy the Great on For Folk’s Sake.

No show for Emmy as Stars of Sunday League launch EP

Emmy the Great’s much hinted at appearance at The Stars of Sunday League EP launch show last night was not to be.

Stars of Sunday League’s Euan Robinson put on the show in conjunction with Platforms to launch his debut EP The Boy’s Got Prospects. And he used his contacts to create a stellar line-up of big names and new finds. Euan said on the night: “I asked a lot of bands that I like, but I had no idea so many would say yes.”

FFS Schmercury shortlist announced. Get voting!

It’s been a tough weekend here at FFS HQ, but through bitterly fought arguments, desperate whittling down and some pretty poor attempts at using maths to help us choose, the FFS Schmercury shortlist for 2009 is ready for your listening pleasure.

Emmy the Great New EP, London show and message for Gordon Brown

Since the undeniable wonder of the album First Love, Emmy the Great has been touring like a superwoman, planning a tour of Asia and preparing for Glastonbury, but she’s still squeezed in time to record a new EP. ‘Edward’ will be released in July on limited 12″ vinyl and MP3, and after that will be included in all new issues of First Love.

Glastonbury for folkies

It’s that time of year again where people will be packing their wellies, baby wipes and cider and heading to Somerset for the highlight of many people’s summer, Glastonbury Festival. Taking place from the 26th to the 28th June, with only a week to go until the mayhem begins here’s the rundown to the bands you wont want to miss this summer, no matter how sunburnt/drenched/drunk/hung-over you may be!

Emmy the Great plays Rough Trade East

Emmy the Great has almost come to the end of her First Love tour, with a couple of dates in Ireland left to play. Before that, she’ll be making an appearance at Rough Trade East, just off Brick Lane on Monday March 2nd.