I lived in Paris for a year and my newest single 'Paris' is a patchwork of memories of that city.
We both have different drawing styles but they combined really well in the animation. We were looking at music videos by Kate Bush and Andrew Bird which had used similar animation techniques and Adam looked at the drawing style of Madeleine by Ludwig Bemelmans — you may remember the cartoon series — whilst my drawings are fairly realist...
The spasmodic dancer is me. I was trying to be fee and whimsical like a silent movie actress. I felt a bit of a berk whilst filming it.
The song 'Paris' in it's live version has had around 80 thousand plays on soundcloud, mainly through the app 'stereomood'. I am big in Italy apparently...
The single 'Paris' was recorded at Bowerman Studios in London at the end of 2012 with Colin Browne on bass and accordion, Joe Browne on drums and me on vocals, piano, violin and wind chimes! Thea Gilmore tweeted that it would be 'the best £1 you'll ever spend' — which was nice.... If you'd like a copy, you can wait til the next album is out, or download it from BANDCAMP — www.heidiemmapeachbrowne.bandcamp.com
Heidi has just finished touring with founder member of Wizzard, The Move and E.L.O Dr. Roy Wood. Whilst the eccentric multi-instrumentalist is best known for hits like, 'I wish it could be Christmas every day', 'See My Baby Jive' and 'Blackberry Way, which have made him a household name, Roy's musi
To mark the launch of 'Holiday For Your Heart' Heidi escaped the icy UK Winter in favour of a 9 week solo tour of Australia, taking in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide. Highlights included performing during Perth Arts Festival, swimming in a green lake, jet skiing and featuring on Australian
On 14th February 'Holiday For Your Heart ' was released worldwide via iTunes. Featuring a powerful mixture of soul, live lounge vintage pop and funked up country, this album has been described as 'her most powerful and immediate sounding record to date', demonstrating her 'unfailing sense of pop'.