Having consistently amassed accolades as one of the UK’s most respected songwriters, Ivor Novello Award Winner Michelle Escoffery presents her first single ‘4AM’ from the upcoming solo album ‘Love & Above’. The album has been produced by Grammy Nominated producer Ronald ‘Pnut’ Frost (Jill Scott), Brandon ‘BJazz’ Scott (K’naan) & Darius Byers (The Wells Brothers).
Coached by her father in the early years, Michelle has been heavily involved in every element of songwriting, singing, directing, producing & vocal coaching. She has written for Tina Turner, arranged vocals for Andrea Bocelli & had smash hits with Liberty X & Nabiha. She has sung with Stevie Wonder in her early years and in the last couple of years, she has had number 1’s and top 10 singles in Japan, Norway & the UK.
On writing the album Michelle says “It was a great experience that flowed and felt like we had a lot of spiritual help. Working with ‘Pnut’ & his team was a dream come true for me. The songs are a reflection of my journey over time and some of my experiences so far.”
528 music held a series of intimate listening sessions with tastemakers in the build up to the album and some of the feedback included;
“Visceral, Soaring, Sensual SOUL with the edge of Hip Hop.”
“4am is the honeymoon period between lyric and music! Fresh, thought, feeling provoking union of a classy beat topped with a lucid, yet dreamlike vocal!”
“Upbeat, soulful electro infused single, with seductive wordplay.”
Osiki Ojo from 528 Music Global says, “Michelle Escoffery is championing the genre of R’n’B to a demographic of soul music lovers and continues to be one of the most sought after Songwriters from our generation.”
Outside of being an artist and songwriter, Michelle is an experienced Life & Wellness Coach with an international 1:1 client base. She facilitates talks and workshops on stress management and achieving success in all areas of everyday life. She is a qualified peer reviewer for leading edge CLOCK peer2peer higher level educational programme and is module leader at Tileyard Education for their MA in Commercial Songwriting. She is a vocal coach for the Singology Choir who are performing at the Royal Festival Hall on 20/9/2018 with Jazz Jamaica for the Trojan Records 50th anniversary celebration.
4AM Download Link: https://instaud.io/2Hj6