Bristol-based, multi-award-winning Elles Bailey got out in the sunshine in her home city to shoot the upbeat video for the second single to be released from her next album, ‘Shining in the Half Light’. Very apt, as the single is ‘Sunshine City’! Elles’ album is due for release in early 2022 and she will also be touring in the UK between 28th October and 11th December on her headline Sunshine City Tour. Venues are selling out fast, so book ASAP!
‘I know I’ve said it before,” says Elles,“but ‘Sunshine City’ isn’t supposed to take itself too seriously; it’s about letting your hair down, putting on your fancy shoes, gathering your friends together and revelling in a little bit of hedonism. So, to make the video, we did just that! I got my friends Lady Nade, Holly Dean Revington and Bexx out for a day partying in Bristol and George Montague followed us around with his camera. The video features some of my favourite spots from my hometown: Uncle Sam’s Vintage Store, The Broken Dock, & The Bristol Fringe.
“I’m delighted we also managed to rope co-writer Matt Owens (of Noah and the Whale) in for a cameo on the guitar, and a huge shout-out to Tristan Brightman and The Bristol Blues Dancing Society for cutting some shapes on the docks!”
This song is one of Elles’ rockiest releases to date, showing how a woman rightly crowned “The Blues Princess” by Blues in Britain crosses and transcend genres making songs this vibrant and enjoyable on their own terms.
Check out the single https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/ellesbailey/sunshine-city– and watch out for its amazing parent album ‘Shining in the Half Light’ next year.
N.B. Elles is issuing a special, limited-edition, 4-track CD: ‘The Sunshine City EP‘. This includes ‘Sunshine City’, ‘Woman Like Me’, ‘Walk Away’ & ‘Love is Gonna Win’. The CD will be available at Elles’ shows over her tour. However, she’s been able to make a very small amount available via the store on her website. These are sure to get snapped up fast, so act fast to get this exclusive, limited-edition physical release by ordering from her store or grabbing a copy at her gigs!
Sunshine City Tour Dates:
OCT 28 NEWBURY ARLINGTON ARTS (SOLD OUT)
OCT 29 KIRTON IN LINDSEY TOWN HALL (SOLD OUT)
NOV 3 NOTTINGHAM RESCUE ROOMS
NOV 4 MANCHESTER NIGHT & DAY
NOV 5 LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC (Last Tickets)
NOV 12 SHEFFIELD THE GREYSTONES
NOV 19 SHOREHAM ROPETACKLE ARTS (Last Tickets)
NOV 21 EXETER PHOENIX
NOV 23 CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION 2
NOV 26 BEWDLEY MUSIC IN THE HALL (SOLD OUT)
NOV 27 LICHFIELD GUILDHALL (Last Tickets)
NOV 28 FLEET THE HARLINGTON (More Tickets Now Available)
DEC 4 BATH CHAPEL ARTS (SOLD OUT)
DEC 9 GLASGOW KING TUT’S
DEC 11 GATESHEAD SAGE