Acoustic guitar female singer songwriter outdoor performance

BIOGRAPHY

Skye Ember is a London based singer songwriter. She wrote her first song aged 16, and has since attended multiple songwriting camps and been awarded Finalist position in the UK Songwriting Contest.  

Skye Ember writes predominantly on guitar and she also has performed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall as a soprano.

 

Her vocal is mellow, sweet, and folky. Her songwriting is pop and she accompanies herself on rhythmical guitar, which results in a unique indie pop sound with a flavour of indie folk and indie rock at points. With influences as diverse as The Cranberries, Ellie Goulding, Lilly Allen and Blondie, she likes to write catchy, meaningful songs that mix musical familiarity with her own unique touch. 

Skye Ember has worked with a number of world-famous musicians such as Chris Difford (Squeeze) and Beth Neilsen Chapman (Faith Hill), and has shared a stage with Dr Voice (Sam Smith's vocal trainer) as well as the original Miss Saigon and Hollywood star, Renee Montemayor. 

 

Skye Ember is a regular performer, and has played festivals such as O'Neils Carnaby Street Festival and Croydon Food and Music Festival. as well as being a Busk in London street musician. 

 

She has also had her music appreciated by international judges. In 2017 the UK Songwriting Contest awarded her a Finalist position for "Velvet Nights." She was also awarded Commended credentials for "My Head's a Mess" (2018), "Melt Away" (2022) and "Be Brave" (2022). 

She was also awarded a Finalist trophy by the Masters of Songwriting competition judges after performing "Lights Camera Action" with Jane Kelson and Martyn Adams in front of a live audience of over 250 people in Bar FM, London.

She has been recognised for her songwriting talents on British national TV show, ITV The Chase, where she serenaded Sean Wallace (The Dark Destroyer) and Bradley Walsh with an original acapella song.

Skye Ember released her debut EP "Reach Out," independently at the beautiful Piano Room in Tolouse Lautrec, London. This was an exclusive, limited edition hard-copy launch under her former artist's name, Emma Lauson..

She is now scheduling releases from her self-titled debut album, Skye Ember, with the first single, Lonely Fight, due out for digital release in September 2022. 

Skye Ember (the album) has been produced by Rob MacLeod (Rain, B*Witched, Anna Carmony, Thomas Cameron) and was recorded in the music studio of Emily B (Simon Ellis, Damon Hess, Ensis Records). The mastering was done by Pete Maher (U2, Peaky Blinders, The Pixies, Nick Cave). 

Skye Ember (the album) features 9 songs written exclusively by Skye Ember, and 2 co-writes. 'Velvet Nights' is a co-write with the jazz singer-songwriter Jane Kelson (London Songwriters). 'Christina' features the work of Linda Trenchard (London Songwriters) and Martyn Adams (Nightingale Road). It is being launched with the support of Startup CBA (Le Quid Productions, Bruce Wooley). 

Quirky female singer songwriter playing acoustic guitar live outside busking in the sun

"It’s so catchy I only heard it once and the chorus is stuck in my head.... Congratulations!!" E. Arcilla - Masters of Songwriting 

"Your masters are sounding great... It's an excellent album!" Pete Maher

finalist certificate from uk songwriting contest for Skye Ember Music's song Velvet Nights
Pretty female singer songwriter Skye Ember performs live and contemplates with red acoustic guitar during festival gig

"You are such an inspiration. Keep inspiring!!" I. Ungureanu -  Raise the World Company