Canadian indie songwriting Ellis has shared a brand new covers EP.
The Ontario based artist shared her debut album (proper) 'Born Again' back in April, a moving, lyrical, highly melodic selection from a potent voice.
We recently re-visited 'Born Again' for our list of 2020's Most Slept-On Albums and... it's still great, we've got to admit.
In a neat new move Ellis has shared a Bedroom Covers EP, featuring three newly recorded tracks.
Re-working Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’, Dinosaur Jr.’s ‘I Got Lost’ and The Used’s ‘Buried Myself Alive’, it's seemingly born from a recent ritual.
She comments: "I haven’t been feeling very inspired to write lately. The world is feeling equally chaotic and slow, my mind feels very strange, so I have focused on learning other people’s songs and it’s been sort of a nice break."
"I wanted to cover songs by artists that have influenced me musically and as a songwriter. I love Taylor Swift’s to-the-point lyricism about her feelings, the relatability of her songs."
"Dinosaur Jr. is just such a cool band and J Mascis is one of my favourite guitarists. I’ve been practicing a lot more than I usually do, working on scales and trying to improve my technical skill - I want to be able to shred like J! And The Used was such a huge band for me growing up, Bert McCracken writes perfect emo songs that have stood the test of time."
Out now, Ellis has shared a dreamy, lo-fi video for her take on 'Lover' - check it out now.
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