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Artist: Eleni Drake
Label: Vanilla Sky Recordings
Impact date: Out now
ROTD featured date: Tuesday 11 April 2023

We say

At the start of 2023 we introduced you to Melbourne-based British singer-songwriter Eleni Drake and her hazy, reverb touched guitar-led ode, Guts. Taken from her forthcoming second album, Surf The Sun, the single showed a glimpse into her new life and adventure down under, having moved to Australia in 2022 following the release of her debut album, Can’t Stop The Dawn, in 2021. With its lazy Laurel Canyon swagger, Rookie continues this discovery of freedom and empowerment, and like Guts, has a gorgeous, summery and golden hue about it. The track is perfect for hazy summer editorial playlists at DSPs and deserves spins on 6 Music and Radio 1 specialist shows. Early tastemaker support for her new material has come from The Line of Best Fit,  The Independent, Clash and many more. For fans of Lana Del Rey, Mazzy Star and Billie Holiday. 


Label: Vanilla Sky Recordings, artist & label services by Singing Light Music
Radio: Hugo Simpson, Evil Twin
Online & Press: Joly Checketts, Warmth
Marketing: Pippa Morgan and Bradley Kulisic, Singing Light Music
Management: contact Eleni Drake direct

Submit your music

We are always looking for future hits and stars - signed and unsigned. To submit music for consideration please send an email with a link to one track and some info to Kevin Marston.

Unfortunately we can't respond personally to all submissions, but we do listen to everything.

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