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Emma Rae Shares Dance-Pop New Single "Simple Mind"


Renowned for her versatility and wide-ranging collaborations, Emma Rae is back with a new single titled "Simple Mind". This dance-pop track marks the first release from her forthcoming EP and showcases her exceptional songwriting and vocal talents.


With a rich musical background influenced by her jazz trombonist father and vocalist/guitarist mother, Emma Rae effortlessly blends pop and rock elements in her original songs and live performances. Her diverse experience includes toplining and working with artists across genres, from pop to metal, including notable songwriters like Tyler LeVander and Charlie Brennan. Her consistent musical output has garnered impressive streaming numbers, with 1.7 million Spotify streams and an average of 683.3k listeners.


In addition to her music career, Emma Rae is a sought-after voice actress, lending her voice to animation, video games, and major advertising campaigns for companies like Amazon, Walgreens, and IHG hotels. She is best known for her role as Willow in the popular game Brawl Stars.


Emma Rae's musical journey began on Long Island and was further honed at Berklee, where she studied under renowned singer-songwriters Paula Cole and Scarlet Keys. Her talents have been recognized with several awards, including the Berklee Excellence in Songwriting Scholarship. She has also provided backing vocals for Carly Simon and performed live across the Northeast.


"Simple Mind" was co-written with Tyler LeVander and began as an expression of frustration with superficial relationships. The song evolved into a dance-pop anthem about loving someone's physical attributes while feeling disconnected from their personality. Originally a bluesy tune, it was transformed into a dance-pop track with a natural arrangement that features contributions from multiple musicians, including five guitarists and David While, a touring bassist for Hamilton the Musical. Tyler LeVander, who also produced the track, recorded live drums to complete the vibrant production.


In "Simple Mind", listeners are treated to a musical masterpiece that exemplifies Emma Rae's growth as both a songwriter and performer. The lush production and beautiful vocals draw the listener in, revealing the sincerity and sensitivity that characterize her music. This track highlights her versatility and creative exploration, forging a closer bond with her audience with every release.


On the release, Emma Rae comments, “‘Simple Mind’ is a song about that one person who you love for their body but not for their mind. The one you know you shouldn't be with but they're like a guilty pleasure.


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