Marie White is already turning heads. The young songwriter from Tunbridge Wells won the Glastonbury Emerging Talent competition in 2019, battling her way towards a spot at the historic festival. Following the crowds at Worthy Farm, There’s a lot more to come, but new single ‘Sleepwalking’ is a beautifully frank introduction. Raised on vintage soul, Marie adds her own spin, with her honest lyricism allowing her truth to shine. ‘Sleepwalking’ deals in truths fueling a truly dramatic performance.
She comments: “You know those relationships where you both just sort of co-exist in each other’s company? When you’re together you’d rather be alone, but when you’re alone you start to feel lonely? You feel comfortable and safe, but still know it isn’t right? I wondered if a single phrase could encapsulate such a complex feeling and I thought ‘sleepwalking’ summed it up perfectly.”