Biography

‘Chemicals’ is the 5th independent release from prolific singer-songwriter Elissa Franceschi. Produced by  Jonathan Vears [Imagine Dragons, Eminem, B.O.B, Rihanna] and Martin Searle [Ministry of Sound, Professor Green, Craig David]  it is a collection of alternative pop songs straight from the gut.

From the soaring raw vocader album opener ‘Courage’ to the pounding alt-dub rock of ‘Strangers’ featuring rapper Sami Switch, to the glorious siren vocals & haunting strings of ‘Neon Lights’ and ‘O Brother’ this finds Elissa at her Artistic best.

The Story so far:

  • 3 albums and 1 EP released on indie label Rocks&Tears Ltd. WorldWide Digital sales and successful fan-funded Pledge campaigns keep Elissa Independent.
  • Unprecedented praise from Edith Bowman as ‘Salt’ is voted Track of the week on Radio 1, surpassing new releases from Beyonce and Justin Bieber on the public vote.

2 Top 15 Itunes releases:

  • ‘Rainbow on  Fire’ hits Number 14 on the Singer Songwriter charts as part of the Official mixtape for the 2012 London Olympics
  • ‘William’ a collaboration with band The First climbs to Number 11 on the Itunes Rock charts
  • Sold out UK Tour in support of Hannah Trigwell & Etham Basden
  • Performances at Wembley Arena with You Me At Six supporting Paramore on their European Arena tour
  • Featured Artist on the Radio 1 stage at Reading & Leeds Festival, Brixton Academy, Hammermsith Apollo, London Roundhouse and The Astoria

This girl is definitely one to watch – Ryan Tedder (One Republic)

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT! Duet with me! – Daniel Powter (singer-songwriter – ‘Bad Day’)

Stunning! I predict huge commercial success for this girl. Like Ellie Goulding but with a rock swag’… – Polly James (Absolute Radio)