Meet Emily Krueger. She’s a singer, songwriter and guitarist that has taken Instagram by storm. The 21-year-old Canadian spent 3 years perfecting her craft as one half of musical duo Zoology, before breaking out to her solo career in 2019.
Cool AF, talented and basically everything we wanna be, Emily has just released her latest single Stuck. We are obsessed with her dreamy vocals the cool synthy beat. Give it a listen on Spotify.
*Plays on repeat for the foreseeable future*
Whilst at nursing school in 2018, Emily started releasing clips of herself looping guitar melodies and singing on social media. Before she knew it, she had gained thousands of followers, giving her the to confidence to drop out of college and take up music full time.
Emily has since landed a sponsorship from Fender guitars 🎸, has released 3 solo singles and is on her way to bringing out her first EP. Basically, she’s killin’ it.
When did you first realise that you actually wanted to pursue music as a career?
I’ve always played music and been obsessed with it since I was a little girl. I wasn’t raised in a family that pursued anything super creative, so I never considered it as a career. I went into nursing school and randomly decided to release music that ended up doing okay. So basically, I quit school, moved to London, and called my passion my job.
How would you describe your own sound?
Pop on the indie side with cool guitar. Stuff to make you feel good and put you in a vibe.
What’s the most exciting moment in your career so far?
Since I’m so fresh to this, honestly releasing my first single. It felt really cool to know my first song, like a baby to me, was finally flying free. There’s gonna be lots more to come this year.
Who did you listen to growing up?
I phased hard as a kid. Lots of R&B – Neyo, J.T., Musiq Soulchild. Some pop stuff. John Mayer, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, alt-J, etc.
What do you like to do in your downtime?
I love running. I go through phases where I’m running like 15 miles every other day…sorta psycho, but it’s addicting. I can also shop like no other human being.
Who’s your dream artist to work with?
What’s on the agenda for next year?
In the New Year I’m releasing my first EP. Then playing shows after it’s out, and of course always writing.
Quickfire questions with Emily Krueger 🔥
What’s your number 1 comfort food? 🧀
Vegan mac & cheese
What song do you have on repeat at the minute? 🎧
“Say So” – Doja Cat. The grooooove.
What’s the one film you can watch over and over without getting bored? 🍿
Avatar. I’m such a nerd.
What three items of clothing can you not live without? 🛍️
Oversized hoodie, baggy ripped jeans, and a good pair of platforms.
Can’t wait for the new EP to drop? Check out Emily’s music video for Can’t Trust Nobody below.
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