The Danish songwriter marks her return...

Danish artist Winnie Raeder wants control over every facet of her work.

Resolutely independent, she grew up listening to classic blues and jazz, before travelling to London.

Initially only seeking a career as a musician, her abilities as a songwriter were too strong to be ignored.

Last year's stellar 'From Here' EP was followed by a stand alone single, alongside a clutch of impressive live shows.

Set to play London's Lexington on March 5th as part of a BBC Introducing showcase, the singer - uncovered working in a Brixton cafe - is ready to share something new.

Incoming single 'Baby' finds Winnie seizing control of the reins, working as producer to even out the nuances of her atmospheric electronics and those ethereal vocals.

"I love being hands-on with all of the things that I do, so producing my own stuff has always been on my mind," she comments. "I haven’t done it much before, and ‘Baby’ is my first real attempt to really produce, so it took a minute to get it right as everything was quite new to me. I’ve always paid a lot of attention when I’ve been in with other producers because I knew that one day I wanted to try and do it myself, so that’s definitely helped the process."

A technical tour de force, the lyricism that underpins 'Baby' also finds Winnie excelling, reaching a fresh area of confidence.

"'Baby' is about wanting to clean your apartment because you know its not good for you to live amidst mess and disarray, but at the same time, there’s a voice in the back of your head that reminds you that’s how you’ve always lived and what you know," she says. "Throwing away some of that garbage would mean having to get rid of some of the clutter you’ve learned to love. It’s basically that, but instead of your apartment, ‘BABY’ refers to your mind."

"I’ve always been very interested in people and our minds - what makes us tick and behave the way that we do. I find a lot of inspiration in that."

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