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If I sit and played the songs on my first and my second album back to back on acoustic guitar they all sound part of the same piece.”Comparisons have been made between her new record and the leftfield Canadian pop singer Feist.
Aplin admits to being “a really big fan” of Chilly Gonzalez, who produced Feist’s albums Let It Die and The Reminder.“I watched a documentary on how he recorded her, he recorded it in his house in France and they went through the science of it – drums in one room, recording trumpets outside, the science of how you make a house into a studio.
Knowing that I could actually write about anything as opposed to just me, travelling has definitely made me a bit more worldly.”She describes the highlight of her travels as being Japan.
“I’m on one, so I don’t want to be a hypocrite, but it’s always good to have other outlets.As soon as it becomes about money and radio my creative doors close and I can’t do it.”Aplin says she “feels like [she] went up a level as a songwriter” after touring the world with English Rain.“On my first album all I could really write about was myself, that’s all I knew, then when I did some travelling when I went in to write my second album I knew I was able to draw inspiration from a place I’d seen or a person I’d met or a colour or something, things that had happened to people around me, not just myself.’ But the reaction has been either great or ‘I wasn’t expecting that but I’m glad it happened’ as opposed to ‘What the hell is she doing? I’m not defined by a certain sound or a certain genre.
I’m defined by my voice and my songs and when you strip everything away the songs are still the same.
Like her predecessors, Aplin has torn down the song and rebuilt it into an emotive ballad.