An emotional track which pulls at your heartstrings, it highlights the special bond between people and their dogs and is set for release on Friday 17th December
Meet You By The Bridge describes the hardest decision you ever have to make for your pet.
Meet You By The Bridge is about letting your pet go to that place called Rainbow Bridge where they will wait for the very special person they have left behind.
All profits raised from Meet You By The Bridge are donated to the Doodle Trust. Emma says, “I hope this song will raise some much-needed funds for charity over Christmas. I became linked with the Doodle Trust when I fostered two dogs, Oscar and Lily, over Christmas 2011, with the intention that they would just stay for Christmas, however they ended up staying for the rest of their lives. Clearly, Labradoodles are for life and not just for Christmas. I started writing Meet You By the Bridge with song-writer Rachael Miller when Oscar was diagnosed with lymphoma. I finished and recorded the song when I knew Lily was coming to the end of her life in August 2020. I have wonderful memories of my time with them. ”Emma’s emotional vocals were recorded during the summer of 2021 in Weymouth, Dorset and they are accompanied by Angus Lyon’s stunning piano playing.
Emma says: “I am an accidental indie folk artist; I never intended to release a single or to build a following. When I released my debut single, it had an incredible reaction. It was played on the radio all over the world: the US, Australia, Europe, Hawaii and the Philippines, to name just a few places. I had messages from people across the globe telling me how much it had helped them. The track is currently in the semi-finals of the UK Songwriting Contest, which just feels fantastic. I really hope it gets to the final.
Emma from Weymouth in Dorset is a self-proclaimed “accidental indie folk artist”, having released her debut single Let’s See What the Earth Has to Say in April 2020 and watched the video become a viral hit. Emma released her second single Enjoy Life While You Can in October 2021and is currently writing pop tracks and songs for TV and film, working with songwriters across the UK and US. She has attended accomplished record executive Judy Stakee’s Nashville songwriting retreat and taken part in songwriting camps with Grammy-nominated folk singer Mary Gauthier and Berklee College of Music professor Pat Pattison. She has also been mentored by LA-based songwriting coach Robin Frederick.
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Emma is currently finalising her debut album, which will be a mix of acoustic and Americana tracks.
It has been produced by Boo Hewerdine, recorded by Chris Pepper and will feature Emma together with award-winning songwriter Dan Whitehouse on vocals, Robbie McIntosh (former member of The Pretenders and session guitarist for Paul McCartney) on guitar and Melvyn Duffy(member of First Aid Kit and Squeeze) on lap steel guitar. Emma has also made a return to gigging, having performed at The Bedford, Balham in August 2021.
The Doodle Trust has been in existence since April 2007, firstly known as Labradoodle Rescue UK, then Labradoodle Trust, before becoming Doodle Trust. The Trust are a UK-wide charity registered in Scotland and rescue and rehome Doodles (Labradoodles, Goldendoodles, Cockapoos, other Poodle crosses) and Poodles throughout the UK.
Meet You On The Bridge will be available to stream and download on all digital platforms from Friday 17th December 2021.
For more information visit emmagale.com.