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Emma-Lee Moss (born 1984), known by her stage name Emmy the Great, is a London-based singer-songwriter. Moss was born in Hong Kongmarker, and emigrated with her family to London at the age of 12.

Musical career

To date, she has toured with Tilly and the Wall, Martha Wainwright, Jamie T amongst others and collaborated with several other artists, most notably Lightspeed Champion and Fatboy Slim (as part of the Brighton Port Authority project). She has also performed Alongside Ash front man Tim Wheeler on their recent A - Z tour where they played the new single "Tracers". She has played extensively on the festival circuit, including sets at Standon Calling, the Truck Festival, Green Man Festival, Latitude Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Glastonburymarker, and the inaugural Sŵn Festival in Cardiff in 2007. Her debut album, First Love, was released in February 2009.

Her live band includes the well known musicians Euan Hinshelwood of Younghusband, Glenn Kerrigan of So Say So, Tom Rogerson of Three Trapped Tigers and Ric Hollingbery of Pengilly's. First Love was produced by Moss, Hinshelwood, Rogerson and the Earlies.

Her song "First Love" was the free download of the week on iTunes.

Emmy has written for music magazines, The Stool Pigeon and Drowned in Sound, though she claimed in an interview that she had no plans to be a music journalist, stating that "if you go too far to the other side you'll never be a Jedi."

Discography

Albums



Singles and EPs

  1. "Secret Circus" - 4:02
  2. "The Hypnotist's Son" - 6:16


  • My Bad – 20 August, 2007, Close Harbour – released on 7" vinyl record and digital audio download.
  1. "Easter Parade"
  2. "MIA"
  3. "City Song"
  4. "The Woods"
  5. "Aiko" (download version only)


  • "Gabriel" - 26 November, 2007, Moshi Moshi Singles Club - released on 7" vinyl record and digital audio download.
  1. "Gabriel"
  2. "If I'd Known The Last Time Was Going To Be The Last Time I Would Have Let You Enjoy It"


  • "Chris Moss" – 24 December, 2007, Close Harbour – Released as a download from Emmy's myspace on Christmas Eve.
  1. "Christmas in Prison"
  2. "Winchester"
  3. "Three Men And A Little Lady"
  4. "Long Island" (The Wave Pictures cover)
  5. "Winchester (Live)"


  • "We Almost Had a Baby" (10 November 2008), Close Harbour
  1. "We Almost Had a Baby"
  2. "Short Country Song"


  • "Secret Mirkin featuring Younghusband" (2 February 2008) Close Harbour - delux re-issue with limited edition green mirkin


  • "First Love" (23 February, 2009), Close Harbour
  1. "First Love"
  2. "Burn Baby Burn


  • "Edward " (3 August, 2009), Close Harbour, came with a collection of short stories called "The Wet and Windy Moors & Other Trials" when pre-ordered from Rough Trade
  1. "Edward is Dedward"
  2. "A Bowl Collecting Blood"
  3. "Two Steps Forward"
  4. "Canopies and Grapes"


Compilations

  • In the City Unsigned 2005 – 20 September, 2005, In The City
    • Track 44 "Gloria" (acoustic version)


  • It's Not Like Christmas – 11 December, 2006


  • 50Minutes - 6 November, 2006
    • Track 3 "Big Water"


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