EMA Shares New Single Blood And Chalk

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Alicia Gordon

EMA has shared a new single, Blood and Chalk.

The track is cut from the Portland-based artist's forthcoming album, 'Exile in the Outer Ring', which is set for release on August 25 through City Slang. 

Disussing the song, Erika M. Anderson said:

“Blood and Chalk was originally written for the #Horror soundtrack. I wrote the lyrics very quickly, with the idea that it was about the experience of being a 12 year-old girl, kind of right on the cusp between childhood and starting to grow up. But when I played it for Jake (Portrait) he said he thought it was about a police shooting. I was kind of shocked, but it also makes complete sense from that point of view. Makes me wonder if my subconscious mind was working on a different level, creating a double meaning.”

EMA will follow up the new record with a European tour, which will include UK stops in Brighton, London, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow and Leicester. Tickets are on sale now.

EMA Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Mon October 02 2017 - BRIGHTON Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
Tue October 03 2017 - LONDON Oslo
Wed October 04 2017 - MANCHESTER Soup Kitchen
Thu October 05 2017 - LEEDS Brudenell Social Club
Fri October 06 2017 - GLASGOW Broadcast
Sat October 07 2017 - LEICESTER Cookie

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