Emeli Sande: "The First Song I Wrote Was About An Alien"

31 January 2012, 19:01

The 'Next To Me' singer-songwriter says she has been writing music since a very young age.

Emeli Sande has revealed she wrote her first song at the age of seven about an alien looking for love on Earth.

The 'Heaven' singer is currently preparing for the release of her debut solo album, and says she often looks back on some of her early songs and 'cringes'.

"When I was seven or eight I wrote my first song and it was about an alien coming to Earth and looking for love," Emeli told the Daily Star this week. "It wasn't very good.

The 'Daddy' singer-songwriter, who won the BRITs 2012 Critics Choice Award, also recalled some friends stole the song to use it for a school talent show.

"I thought, if it was good enough to steal I must be quite good at it," she explained. "It was flattering I suppose, and we're all still friends now."

Emeli added: "The first song I wrote that I can listen to without cringing was when I was about 14 or 15."

Labrinth has revealed this week that he recorded a collaboration with Emeli on his upcoming album 'Electronic Earth'.

Emeli Sande will release her first album 'Our Version Of Events' on 13th February.

TV Shows

The 9 TV Shows To Watch If You Loved Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl & Game Of Thrones

Snapchat Accounts Ariana Kim K Rita Ora

80+ Of The Biggest Celebrities You Really NEED To Add On Snapchat Today

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Bridge Over Troubled Water artwork
  2. 2
    Despacito (Remix) artwork
  3. 3
    Wild Thoughts artwork
  4. 4
    Smile For Bradley artwork
  5. 5
    Mama artwork
  6. 6
    Strip That Down artwork
  7. 7
    Your Song artwork
  8. 8
    Power artwork
  9. 9
    2U artwork
  10. 10
    Slow Hands artwork
  11. 11
    One Last Time artwork
  12. 12
    Attention artwork
  13. 13
    There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back artwork
  14. 14
    Symphony artwork
  15. 15
    Shape Of You (Remix) artwork
  16. 16
    I'm the One artwork
  17. 17
    Skin artwork
  18. 18
    Malibu artwork
  19. 19
    Unpredictable artwork
  20. 20
    Unforgettable artwork
  21. 21
    Pretty Girl (Cheat Codes x Cade Remix) artwork
  22. 22
    Galway Girl artwork
  23. 23
    Came Here For Love artwork
  24. 24
    No More Sad Songs artwork
  25. 25
    On My Mind artwork
  26. 26
    Crying In The Club artwork
  27. 27
    Swalla artwork
  28. 28
    No Promises artwork
  29. 29
    Something Just Like This artwork
  30. 30
    That's What I Like artwork
  31. 31
    Feels artwork
  32. 32
    Castle On The Hill artwork
  33. 33
    Bad Liar artwork
  34. 34
    Stay artwork
  35. 35
    Solo Dance artwork
  36. 36
    Instruction artwork
  37. 37
    Did You See artwork
  38. 38
    Perfect artwork
  39. 39
    Wall of Glass artwork
  40. 40
    Don’t Matter Now artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site