Adele, Leona Lewis同门师妹，90后英伦小妮子 埃拉·艾尔(Ella Eyre) 于2014年摘得BBC年度新声亚军。其声线嘶哑附带着毛刺，但不失酣畅淋漓的大气之感，其创作的作品不仅具有着浓烈的英伦味道，更渗入了牙买加雷鬼，黑人灵魂乐等元素。Ella曾与 Rudimental, Naughty Boy等多位大牌合作，在UK金榜上获得非常不错的成绩。埃拉以其金色碎卷发著名，狂野夸张但不浓妆艳抹造型倍受英国歌迷喜爱。
Despite venturing into songwriting just two years ago, 19 year-old Ella Eyre has already attracted the enthusiastic attention of Professor Green, Disclosure 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, Ella’s 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 Sandé) 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 Bastille’s cover of TLC’s 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 foursome’s 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 B’s sold out 2013 UK Arena tour, before heading to Australia and the USA for more dates.
It’s 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 can’t think of anything worse than being wishy-washy, insipid. I want everything I do to be powerful and full of energy.”