Elise Howard reflects upon love and loss on her new single, “Edison Bulb.” The Texas-born actor, singer, and songwriter began performing at just five years old. She moved to Los Angeles at a young age to pursue a career in acting, making appearances on the Disney Channel, and learning on studio sessions for” Dreamgirls and with artists like Anita Baker. In college, she started writing music, and after finding solace and inspiration in this new emotional outlet turned her attention to her music career. Today, she’s been hard at work promoting her debut single “Few Words,” and finishing up her debut project due out later this year.
On “Edison Bulb,” Elise Howard paints a heartbreaking yet optimistic version of loss. Completed after the death of her father, a gaffer in the lighting department for film and television, Howard explores the depth of her loss in perfect prose. Her velvety vocals lift and fall over a beautifully harmonic melody, giving breath to the highs and lows we experience when it comes to many different kinds of loss in our life. From a whispering piano to perfectly crafted layers of vocals, “Edison Bulb” is an illuminating reflection of loss that is bound to inspire us all.
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