Ella Eyre won't let compliments go straight to any man's head in her colorful video for "Ego ft. Ty Dolla Sign."
Despite venturing into songwriting just three years ago, 20 year-old Ella Eyre has already attracted the enthusiastic attention of Professor Green, Tinie Tempah and Rudimental.
Initially working with unknown writers in order to sharpen her skills, Ella quickly found herself in Copenhagen with Cutfather (Kylie, Brandy) and Sweden with Ishi and Eric Turner (Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Cheryl Cole). Bold, edgy and occasionally a bit swear-y, with an incredible vocal to boot, Ellas buzz grew exponentially. She now counts Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Taio Cruz), Claude Kelly (Bruno Mars, Jessie J), Raphael Saadiq (Joss Stone, John Legend) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Emeli Sand) among her producers and co-writers.
Signing to Warner/ Chappell in July 2012 and then Virgin/ EMI shortly after, Ella featured on indie buzz band turned chart-topping Bastilles cover of TLCs No Scrubs classic, No Angels, which shot straight to the top of the Hypemachine chart. Shortly after, a casual songwriting session with Rudimental evolved into Ella writing two songs for their debut album, and she can be heard on the foursomes stadium ready new single, Waiting All Night. After doing spot dates as their lead vocalist in 2012, she recently joined them as support for Plan Bs sold out 2013 UK Arena tour, before heading to Australia and the USA for more dates.
Its no wonder Tinie, Naughty Boy and Pro Green are all clamoring to work with the West London singer and writer who possesses the vocal of a woman twice her age. Not only the owner of a singularly, enigmatic, unique incredible voice that conjures up the greats of yesterday, Ella also has great skill as a writer.
I want my music to be ballsy; I want everything I do to be powerful and full of energy.