It would be very easy to compare Margo May to Elliott Smith.
After all, the work of both artists displays a quiet intensity, a soft yet completely overwhelming approach to the acoustic guitar.
Yet that's to do Margo May a dis-service. Sure, she's a fan of Elliott's work - who could resist, after all - but the songwriter has released a trio of albums which stamp out a quite unique identity.
New record 'I'm Not Coming Home' is due to be released shortly, containing material performed live and recorded at engineer Tim J. Harte’s loft in Kansas City.
Clash is able to premiere new cut 'Say Her Name'. Songwriting marked by an astonishing sense of intimacy, Margo May pleads: "just don't say her name..."
A note from Margo: "I wrote this song specifically for this album. After listening to 'XO' by Elliott Smith on repeat for a week or so I realized it was time for me to write another song for my 4th album. I love the idea of the common theme found in a lot of Elliott's work of wanting to be someone who has another lover or choosing to be unfaithful and be involved with someone when you are spoken for, something (sadly) most people can relate to."
Completely devastating, you can check it out below.