Internationally-renowned British singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé has shared her latest single, “Look What You’ve Done,” via Chrysalis Records.
The self-produced garage-inspired track is the second taste of new music from this new chapter of Emeli’s career – an era she describes as a “rebirth” that sees her freeing from the expectations of others by flexing her holistic skills as a songwriter, producer, and vocalist in new ways.
“‘Look What You’ve Done’ marks a big milestone for me. It’s my first release that I have produced and it feels so good to have my full creative fingerprint on it,” Emeli says. She adds, “I first wrote this song in Switzerland, sat at my piano staring out at a gorgeous lake surrounded by beautiful snow tipped mountains. The song is about the complete surrender we experience when falling in love and explores the euphoria which accompanies that loss of control in both mind and body. I hope it makes people fall in love, dream and of course dance!”
“Look What You’ve Done” follows on from previous single “Family,” Emeli’s triumphant first taste of solo music in two years that she describes as “a new beginning on many levels for me. It’s an ode to resilience, rebirth, and renewal.”
Written by the legendary, eleven time Oscar nominee, Diane Warren (Aerosmith’s “Want To Miss a Thing”, Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me”, LeAnne Rimes ‘”How Do I Live”), “‘I’ll Get There (The Other Side)’ is the only original song to be featured in the movie, featuring emotive lyrics perfectly matched to the film’s powerful plot.
Emeli Sandé says: “I was so inspired by the true legend of Shields ‘Emperor’ Green that the film is based on. The film is a reminder of African royalty, dignity and perseverance which shone through even during the darkest, most oppressive periods of our history. It is a reminder to me that no matter what situation you may be placed in physically, freedom of the mind and innate self respect, although difficult, is ultimately within our control.”