NEW MUSIC: EMA - Blood and Chalk

14 Aug 2017

Druggy, surly societal outcasts

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EMA shares fourth track off forthcoming album 'Exhile In The Outer Ring', with mesmerising video art.

“Blood and Chalk was originally written for the #Horror soundtrack” explains Erika M. Anderson (aka EMA). “I wrote the lyrics very quickly, with the idea that it was about the experience of being a 12 year-old girl, kind of right on the cusp between childhood and starting to grow up. But when I played it for Jake (Portrait) he said he thought it was about a police shooting. I was kind of shocked, but it also makes complete sense from that point of view. Makes me wonder if my subconscious mind was working on a different level, creating a double meaning.”

EMA performs at Oslo, Hackney on 3 October.

Tickets available here

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