Emmy The Great filmed exclusively for ClashMusic.com...

Ahead of the release of her long-awaited debut album ‘First Love’, Clash met up with Emmy The Great for a special, super-intimate acoustic performance.

The London-based singer will tour her debut throughout February, calling in at just about every corner of the UK. Just how many corners does the UK have? Is it some sort of dodecahedron? What are we talking about here: geometry or music?

Music, mercifully – Clash was never much cop with angles, as proven by our billiards skills.

The album’s title track – the first song played in our exclusive session with Emmy – is released as a single on February 23; the album itself is released on February 9.

See Emmy and band live as follows:


31 Oxford Academy


1 Exeter Phoenix

2 Brighton Komedia

3 Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach

5 Gloucester Guildhall

6 Bath Chapel Arts Centre

7 Reading South Street

9 Norwich Arts Centre

10 Colchester Arts Centre

11 Nottingham Bodega

12 Liverpool Academy 2

14 Glasgow King Tut’s

15 Aberdeen Moshulu

16 Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire

17 Newcastle Cluny

19 Sheffield Plug

20 Leeds Brudenell Social Club

21 Hull Adelphi

22 Stoke Sugarmill

24 Manchester Ruby Lounge

25 Birmingham Glee Club

26 Bristol Fleece

27 London ULU


See further exclusive acoustic sets, only on ClashMusic.com:

The View

We Are Scientists

For Irish tour dates, click to Emmy's MySpace. Watch Emmy in action – and answering our friendly interviewer – below. ‘First Love’ will be reviewed on ClashMusic.com soon.

Film and interview by Ian Miller


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