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Ashton Ella

Folk,Indie Pop,Singer-Songwriter | Australia

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Spellbinding and wistful, the folk-pop of Sydney-based Ashton Ella explores the paradoxical human condition of lonely intimacy, crafting warm, gentle melodies alone on her bedroom floor. Her doleful lyricism probes the colossal longing to become a child again and the fear that disappointment and pain is one’s fate. “Bon Iver meets angsty teenage girl” is how she describes her work, which is reflected through her subtle arrangements, lush harmonies, and raw yet soothing vocals that immerse you with every aching breath.

Ashton feels it’s important to create a space for young audiences to resonate and feel seen in the loneliness that can be adolescence, and she is just beginning. Her debut single, named ‘Ugly’, out October 20, was inspired out of the burden of objectifying oneself to be loved and the profound hollowness that follows with believing your value lies within your appearance. With her swooning falsetto melody that carries you like the ocean into a whirlpool of emotions, paired with the lush layers of acoustic guitar, you’re bound to revere.

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