Released through Golden Robot Records, this wonderful collection of new music is, as always, sublime and inspirational. Ella continues to work outside the bullshit pre-existing order of the music industry and has recorded, without fear or favour, an EP that is elegant and experimental, a mix of pop electro beats and soaring cinematic vocals. Ella has a tendency to do things differently and this engaging EP is no different.
“Known Better” was the single lifted from the EP, a brooding clash of drums and atmospheric synth. “More to Life”, another gem, combines Avantgarde with pure pop sensibilities and a tip of the hat to Minnie Ripperton. Also noteworthy is “Hurricane”, embracing the spirit of high-octane dance/electro grooves mixed with inspired electronica.
NO THANK YOU is a beautiful example of sweet and succulent vocals blended with popish energy and soul all bundled in an unapologetically explorative, emotional and intense listening experience, from an artist who would rather make their own trail than follow a pre-ordained path.
More to Life
This Was Supposed to be my Freedom
Move to Slow
Ella Fence is an acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter. Ella’s music has been heralded by many including her being nominated for Australian Women In Music “Best Emerging Female Development Artist” of 2019. As well Ella has accumulated 8 Gold Coast Music Award nominations ( having won 2 ) was named as a finalist at the 2019 Carol Lloyd Award and collectively has near 3 million streams of her music on Spotify.
Ella has a voice that raises the dead, an extraordinary musician, she creates and sings of authentic, personalised experiences, avoiding tweet-sized nonsense. She’s literate and sensory, unapologetically demanding and passionate. There’s intellectual scrutiny in Ella’s music but it’s neither condescending or overtly high brow, it’s all accessible. Ella Fence breathes life into ideas and in her own inimitable style creates sonic art that transcends trivialities and the mind-numbingly banal.