Zoë Wren has shared her new song ‘Vapour’.
The songwriter cut her teeth busking in on the streets of London, before taking her music around the country. Capable of gathering a crowd in both Camden and Glasgow’s Celtic Connections, her debut album ‘Reckless River’ gathered folk and Americana leanings into one place.
Citing Joni Mitchell and Phoebe Bridgers as key influences, she actually appeared on The One Show, promoting her work with music and dementia for charity Live Music Now.
Awarded a PRS Lynsey de Paul Prize for her spellbinding performances, new song ‘Vapour’ takes Zoë Wren in a more alt-rock direction. A narrative-led return, ‘Vapour’ is essentially a short story, spinning the tale of a female spy in the Second World War, someone who was continually misrepresented.
“The story of ‘Vapour’ drove my songwriting in a more alt-folk rock direction. The song was inspired by a WWII spy who was underestimated as a woman, which was precisely what made her so dangerous. It’s the first song I wrote with my Ableton Push 2 looper and has an upbeat, powerful vibe, which I’m excited about.”
A subtle and highly affecting listen, Zoë Wren stars in the period-authentic video, which brings her song to brilliant life.
Tune in now.