Queensland singer-songwriter Brittany-Elise recently released her debut album, Something More, and saw it go straight to number 2 on the iTunes Country Chart, and 20 on the iTunes All Genres Album Chart.
Brittany-Elise has been singing and performing since she was a seven-year-old growing up in Mackay. Her talents were recognised early by Lee Kernaghan, who asked her to open for his Mackay show when she was just 9, although she didn’t take him up on his offer until she was 12. When I spoke to Brittany-Elise recently I found out more about her impressive musical journey and about the new album.
Congratulations on the album, which I really loved listening to. It must feel great to have it out in the world.
It is an amazing feeling. I think it’s been a really long time coming. I’m quite speechless with the response to the album. It’s just incredible that people you don’t even know are loving the album just as much for their own experiences and their own stories. It’s just such a humbling feeling to have it out there and hearing so much great feedback.
How long ago did you record it?
It would have been August 2018.
So you’ve been waiting for quite a while to get it out.
Yeah, I have [laughs]. Just waiting for the right timing and I just knew 2019 was going to be the right time. I just kept working at it and there’s so much to the business of producing an album anyway, so between August and February there was plenty of work to do.