Song of the Day: Thinking Of You (Déjà Vu) – Tilly Valentine

TILLY VALENTINE‘s her latest single ‘Thinking of You (Déjà Vu)’ is a great escapism song. So when things in reality doesn’t go to plan, let subconscious dreams kick in and play things the way you would like them to go.

Valentine says: “Sometimes your subconscious just can’t let someone go, and your dreams keep taking you where you’ve been before.” Her first single of the year was co-written by artist and writer, Jack Vallier, and produced at Numen Studios (Dermot Kennedy, Emily Burns, Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson and more).

The independent artist has been described as “the type of quirky you can pair with a coffee or a party”, as her self-releases gain BBC broadcast across BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 6 Music, The Hot List, BBC Introducing Mixtape, Jazz FM, Fresh on the Nets Track of the Week 2021, BBC Introducing Best of 2020 and more.

‘Thinking of You (Déjà Vu)’ sets the tone for 2022 to be Tilly Valentine’s best year yet. Have a peep at her visual for the single below…

Tilly Valentine Shares Soulful Single, ‘Retail Therapy’

TILLY VALENTINE‘s latest single ‘Retail Therapy (feat. edbl)’ tells a light-hearted, witty story about shameless quick fixes. Written during the 2020 lockdown, Valentine says: “I wrote ‘Retail Therapy’ after the postman asked why I had so many deliveries! I was distracting myself with quick fixes; instead of rationally seeking therapy, I found retail therapy was a much more appealing alternative!”

Valentine effortlessly reveals her trademark jazzy influences in her latest offering; an elegant vocal which matches effortlessly with horns and soulful beats. With previous spots on New Music Friday, Low-Key and more, Valentine and edbl have collaborated on two previous songs ‘Table for Two’ and ‘Symmetry’, gaining over two million streams with playlistings across Starbucks, Costa and various retail stores.

Hailing a small town in Oxfordshire, Valentine moved to London aged 16 to attend The BRIT School, where her journey began following her debut single. Her tracks soothed the ears of many tastemakers having been awarded “Best Music Video” by Music Republic Magazine for her self-directed video. Since then, her angelic debut EP ‘Nothing Left to Say’, was broadcast by BBC Radio 6 championing her “beautiful pop music”, as did The BBC Introducing Mixtape. Her more recent releases ‘Calendar Girl’ and ‘Gin & Tonic’ have proven her to be a breakthrough artist to watch.

Tilly set the bar really high for 2021 with the addictive single ‘Retail Therapy’, Out now on your favourite music provider. Check it out below…

Song of the Day: Calendar Girl – Tilly Valentine

Hailing from a small town in Oxfordshire, TILLY VALENTINE starts the New Year with new single ‘Calendar Girl’.

Opening doors with her very own advent calendar counting down the days until release, the narrative of ‘Calendar Girl’ is about dreaming of a perfect future.

Valentine says of her latest release: “It’s easy to feel like other people are in love with perfect “calendar girls”, but by the next month they’re on to the next. ‘Calendar Girl’ is about commitment, longing for something long term.”

Earning its spot on New Music Friday, ‘Calendar Girl’ effortlessly reveals her trademark jazzy influences; an elegant vocal blended with retro alternative pop. The vintage inspired artwork hints at the underlying characteristics; wholesome, delicate and empowering.

So turn a new page for 2021 and watch the lyric video for ‘Calendar Girl’, available on your preferred music platform from 1st January.