Emmy the Great

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Emmy the Great: April / 月音 review – a quest for belonging
The artist’s lush fourth album, written between New York and Hong Kong, is a stirring exploration of different homes

Emily Mackay

11, Oct, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Emmy the Great: 'Live music's going to be weird, but it also might be cathartic'
The singer-songwriter on how Hong Kong inspired her new album and the first thing she’ll do when we’re Covid-free

Jude Rogers

26, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked!
From John Fahey, the Sonics and the Waitresses to Slade, Wizzard and Mariah Carey, we count down the best festive numbers

Michael Hann

05, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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'Parenting here means checking the ingredients of teargas': my return to Hong Kong
Emma-Lee Moss, who makes music as Emmy the Great, on life, new motherhood and her divided birthplace

Emma-Lee Moss

30, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'I’d rather forget a guitar than the breast pump': Emmy the Great on touring with a baby
For Parents and Carers in Performing Arts, the indie musician kept a diary of her first gigs with a newborn daughter in tow, full of breast milk, sleep deprivation and snatched joys

Emma-Lee Moss

02, Oct, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Which is the world's most musical city?
Is it a metropolis like London or a New York – or a smaller city where music is the focus?

Naomi Larsson

02, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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How can women make it in the music industry? Insiders share their tips
Progress has been slow in bridging the gender divide within the UK music scene. Here successful musicians, producers and executives offer their advice for breaking in

Naomi Larsson

12, Oct, 2017 @11:26 AM

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Live music acts are mostly male-only. What's holding women back?
A Guardian analysis of the UK’s live music line-ups shows just how male-dominated the music industry is. Laura Marling and Emmy the Great discuss the many barriers blocking women’s progress

Naomi Larsson

12, Oct, 2017 @5:00 AM

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How to crack the arts as a BME student
Nish Kumar, Emmy the Great, Samuel Ross and Bridget Minamore have all gone on from university to have successful careers in the arts. They explain how they broke into an industry where BME people are significantly underrepresented

Coco Khan

12, Jun, 2017 @11:33 AM

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Emmy the Great joins music exchange programme in China
The London-based singer-songwriter, along with fellow UK artists David Lyttle and Quinta, will spend six weeks in Chinese cities creating new work

Guardian music

28, Nov, 2016 @1:41 PM

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Beyond Bob Dylan: authors, poets and musicians pick their favourite songwriter
Dylan’s Nobel prize win sparked a debate about lyrics as literature. Here, Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Johnny Marr, Naomi Alderman and others nominate songwriters whose verse has the power of poetry

Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Emmy the Great, Polly Samson, Naomi Alderman and others

05, Nov, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Emmy the Great: 'It’s time to retire English as pop’s lingua franca'
The Hong Kong-born singer-songwriter Emmy the Great asks why more and more musicians, from Gwenno Saunders to Maria Usbeck, are turning to their first languages for their lyrics

Emma-Lee Moss

30, May, 2016 @9:00 AM

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