“Sound that tastes like the Highlands ” (SKY NEWS)
“The best music on the Italian scene today” (Ernesto Assante, La Repubblica)
Combining elements of Roots-rock, blues, Jazz and homespun Scottish Folk, Emma Morton & the Graces transcend these to become an emotionally engaging act that is truly unique. Based in Italy, Emma herself originates from Scotland, and combines her roots with broad influences from her Italian band, blending vocals with a guitar (Luca Giovacchini) and drum (Piero Perelli) combo.
Their 2018 European Tour of over 120 sold-out shows saw great success, wide press coverage, radio play and TV performances. (UK, France, Italy, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Slovenia).
Their debut album Bitten by the Devil has over 250k Spotify downloads. It was recorded live in an analog studio. Guests and collaborators include Grammy Award winner Gene Paul (USA), known for his work with Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin, Rolling Stones and many more, Antonio Gramentieri who’s collaborations include Alejandro Escovedo, Dan Stuart, Hugo Race, Raphael Gualazzi (piano) and Gabriele Evangelista (Doublebass).
Her work on film soundtrack “Saremo Giovani e Bellissimi” is currently nominated for a David De Donatello Award, and won Venice Film Festival’s Soundtrack Stars Awards 2018
She has also written and produced music for Samsung, Expo, Rai as well as high fashion brands Piquadro, Sergei Grinko and Edda Berg.
Emma uses her music to raiser awareness on political and social issues facing today’s society. Her unique and empowering performative act of song and dance takes us on a journey of rebirthand discovery of cross-cultural sounds. Inspired by her personal life experiences she tells us stories of epic battles with devils, with loss and fear. Bitten by the Devil is a courageous rebellion against inequality and a call to all people to unite with compassion for a fairer world.
"It is in the live arena that this trio really come into their own. Their performances project a sincerity and passion that is highly infectious." (Rockol)
“Energy is the key word” (Italian Music Review)
“A unique psychotropic sound-cocktail fizzing with roots, jazz, soul and folk influences… exploring controversial stories with an unquestionably captivated audience.” (Volver Magazine)
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