What is your name?
What is your genre of music?
Give us a little bio about you.
Jennifer Stewart is a distinctive new artist and singer/songwriter from Edinburgh, Scotland. Her recent single ‘No Hard Feelings’ released Friday 3rd June is an uplifting breakup song about finally being over your ex and having no hard feelings. Last year she released her debut EP ‘Redlight’, a honest self-reflective body of work detailing her struggles with self-criticism and overcoming heartbreak. Inspired by musical influences such as HAIM and Fleetwood Mac, her style fuses indie guitar influences, with her love of vocal harmonies and pop melodies. The rising newcomer has already had a lot of support from BBC Introducing Scotland and has received a lot of support by Spotifys editorial playlists such as ‘New Pop UK’ and ‘Fresh Finds: Pop’ showing a promising start for the independent artist. The Edinburgh-born singer is writing happy/sad pop songs, shining a light on real emotions everyone faces. The new artist wants to bring back the joy of music and provoke relatable, genuine meanings to songs again.
What made you go into music?
I’ve always loved it from a really young age, my parents were really big music lovers and I started learning to sing and play guitar when I was a teenager.
Who are your influences?
Harry Styles, Fleetwood Mac, HAIM, Sam Fender.
Are you signed?
You released your new single ‘No Hard Feelings’, tell us more about the single?
‘No Hard Feelings’ is an upbeat indie pop track about finally getting over a break up and being happy being independent again. The song was written to feel anthemic and uplifting for anyone going through the same thing.
What is the meaning behind the single?
I was going through a break up and having a bit or a rough time but I just woke up one morning and felt okay about it all one day. I wanted to write a positive break up song showing that it’s okay and things will eventually get better.
What was the writing and recording process like?
I co wrote the song with my friend who i write with a lot who is alo an amazing song writer (Carys Selvey) we worked on it together the same day with our friend Mack who produced it – it came together pretty quickly.
Describe the track in two words.
Energetic and Uplifting
Will we see a Music video for single ‘No Hard Feelings’, what can we expect from the creative process?
I’m going to release an acoustic video of the track which will hopefully be coming out soon!
Will we see an EP or Album and if so, can you give us a teaser of what to expect?
I released an EP at the end of last year so no plans yet for another EP anytime soon but definitely next year!
Do you have any live shows or a tour coming up and if so let us know where we can catch you at?
I’m playing my first headline show at The Waiting Room on the 27th of July which will be super fun! I’m also playing King tuts in Glasgow on the 21st of August
What else can we expect in 2022?
More singles will definitely be coming out and some live shows
Where do you see yourself in 5 Years?
Going on my own tour and still making music!