Sounds | Sophie Morgan, Always
Iemand moet hier wat weerwerk bieden aan al het metalgeweld, dacht ik zo, dus ligt mijn focus deze week op enkele singer-songwriters die ik her en der oppik en die me op één of andere manier raken. Always is een subtiele heartbreaker die zo in een musical zou passen en toch wegblijft van de pathos die daar veelal heerst. Andere nummers hebben eerder een moderne folk touch. Prachtige video trouwens! Luister ook naar: Unwinnable War
mbt het nummer: “The song always felt like a waltz for the lonely, I saw myself slowly swaying empty armed around the living room. It made me think of elderly people, maybe who have lost their significant other, spending most days dreaming of special nights dancing together, losing a little bit of sanity with each passing day alone.”
Sophie Morgan (born in 1997 in Liverpool, England) is an English singer-songwriter, who was raised in Rainhill and Widnes, Cheshire in North West England.
Morgan was brought up with an extensive musical education, ranging from Nick Drake and Van Morrison, and later to Joni Mitchell and Carole King.
After a chance meeting with The Verve’s Simon Jones, whilst singing in church at a friend's wedding, Morgan began skipping school and recording in Jones’ Chester studio.
She released her first single "Marionette" in 2016, followed six months later by "Quietly", which picked up support from BBC Music Introducing and BBC 6 Music along the way.
Morgan's debut EP "Annie" was released on 6 October 2017. After applying for the rights to record a version of "The Whole of the Moon", which features on the EP, Morgan was invited on tour with The Waterboys across the UK and Europe through the autumn of 2017.
Morgan's second EP "Sons & Daughters" was released on 21 September 2018. Her single "Sons & Daughters", taken from the EP, received critical acclaim for the quality of her voice and simplicity of its delivery.