Hi Friends & Fans! I’m so excited to announce that my new album “Wonderland” is in the final stages of production. The new album will feature 12 brand new original songs. These are my favorite 12 songs out of the MANY I have written over the last year, and will debut a brand new genre for me, which I am calling “Vibey Alternative Electro Pop”. I have to thank my Producer Bryan Steele for his amazing work on this record. We are expecting a release date in early 2017, with some “sneak peak” Single Releases on iTunes starting at the end of 2016. Check back here for updates on release dates for both the Full Album and the Singles. XOXO ~EB
Hi Friends & Fans! I’m SO excited to announce that over the last 3 months, I’ve had the privilege of working with Producer Bryan Steele. As you may or may not know, I’ve been writing a TON of new songs over the last 6 months. It’s been SO much fun “re-inventing” my sound into a new genre, which I am now calling “vibey alternative electro pop”, and Bryan has been a key factor. He’s a seasoned producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and recording artist, with the ability to add really cool, current sounding drum & bass tracks to the songs, as well as great contemporary chord progressions! I’m absolutely THRILLED with the results and we’re still only in the writing / pre-production stage! We plan to start recording & producing final tracks in September, with a release date at the end of this year! I’m BEYOND excited about this new music and SO grateful for Bryan’s help! Stay tuned for more details! ~EB
Hello Friends & Fans! I’ve been SO inspired lately and I just felt compelled to share with you that I’ve been writing A TON of new songs for my new record… About half the songs I’ve been writing in my sleep (I’m not kidding, lol!), and so when that happens (usually between 4-6:00 am), I wake myself up and sing them into my iPhone so I can develop them later. My “voice memo” app has replaced the old days of a boom box to get my ideas down in a hurry! I have to say, I truly LOVE technology…
Anyway, I want to write about 30-40 songs and then pick the very best 10-14 to actually record and produce, so I’m still not quite ready for the studio… I’ve written a few songs with an incredibly talented piano player Julian Sundby. Julian puts some really beautiful chords to my melodies! (pictured above is Julian’s “magic piano” : )
It’s been quite a journey getting my ears and melodic tendencies up-to-date with the new sounds. I’ve been studying my favorite new discoveries on Pandora – studying the production in myopic detail so I can be ready for the studio. I’m really loving some of the new EDM elements, so those will definitely find their way onto the new record… It will be a fresh departure from what I’ve done in the past but yet, it will still be me, just a “new me” : )
More to come later… just wanted to share what I’ve been up to lately… xoxo ~EB
Hello Dear Friends & Fans!
SO excited to announce that “Bellew Christmas” is now on Pandora Radio just in time for the holidays! Please add “Elise Bellew (Holiday)” to your Pandora stations and give a “thumbs up” when they play my songs. This will help me get future CD’s on Pandora. Thanks so much for your support and have a wonderful holiday season!!! xoxo ~EB
P.S. Not Christmastime anymore? Listen to my not-so-Christmasy Love Song “Greensleeves” here, and stay tuned for my new full-length CD coming later in 2016!
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