Critically acclaimed vocal powerhouse Marie Naffah shares her new single ‘Angie’. The track is the latest instalment from her upcoming conceptual EP ‘Trains’, set for release this Spring. With the EP’s first single ‘I Want More’ landing the coveted ‘Spotlight Artist’ slot on the Independent, as well as a glowing write up on Line of Best Fit. Her second single ‘Run Away With Me’ also received high praise in Wonderland Magazine.
Marie has the unique ability to unite people around a shared experience, and this is what truly sets her apart as an exciting star on the rise. Now more than ever, audiences crave deep and meaningful connections following a time where forging and maintaining relationships has been so difficult. Hungry to feel that magical connection again, last year Marie set herself an ambitious challenge when restrictions began to ease in the middle of 2021 by playing fifty shows in fifty days: ‘50/50: For the Love of Live’. The stories and people that Naffah encountered along the way ultimately inspired her to write new EP ‘Trains’.
Following her 50/50: For The Love Of Live tour, Marie was selected as one of NME’s ‘Big 10’, naming her as an artist to watch in the post-pandemic industry. Previous to that, she was named MTV’s Unsigned Artist of the Year before even releasing her first song. Following the release of her debut EP ‘Golden State’ which was released to wide-spread critical acclaim, Marie has also delivered her own TED Talk, toured the US, scored a movie for the BFI Female Film Festival, and played sold out shows at iconic venues including Omeara, The Lexington, Camden Assembly and the prestigious Ronnie Scott’s.
This new music marks an important chapter both personally and sonically for the multi-faceted artist. Marie describes ‘Trains’ is her “most assured work yet”, and through starting with a dot-to-dot map of places she visited in an isolated year, the release unlocks private feelings – yearning, anger, longing, escapism – that we can all