The Sound Cafe
Rising Australian Country Star Ella Powell Releases New Gem Of A Song 'Behind The Glass'
By Stevie Connor.
Ella Powell’s new single ‘Behind The Glass’ incorporates everything she does best; captivating storytelling, relatable lyrics and soaring vocals. Written during a period of hardship in Ella’s life, this is her most honest release so far, set to take you on an emotional rollercoaster with its delicate harmonies, mandolin and pedal steel. With the aid of some of the music industry’s finest personnel, this single was produced by Matt Fell and Shane Nicholson as well as mastered by Grammy Award winning engineer William Bowden.
Young country pop artist Ella Powell has been named as a rising star, already making an impressive mark within the Australian Music Industry and overseas. Fans of Taylor Swift and Kelsea Ballerini will connect with Ella’s honest lyrics and powerful vocals. Audiences are left stunned by the emotion Ella withdraws in her performances, as seen when she won People's Choice Award at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, cementing a clear and promising path within the industry.
With numerous single releases and sold-out headlining shows under her belt, Ella is one to watch with her release ‘Along The Way’ being added onto Spotify’s ‘Fresh Country’ Playlist and ‘Aussie Country’ Apple Music playlist. It was the 12th most streamed song on Australian Radio in release week and sat at number #6 on the AMRAP chart, with its streams nearing 200K on Spotify alone. Ella has also been successful in numerous songwriting competitions including being a Grand Finalist in the International Songwriting Competition as well as being named the National Junior Songwriter of the Year.
Alongside the success of this single, Powell’s latest release was a huge hit across commercial radio, being played on numerous ABC Country segments aswell as being added to High Rotation, being Triple M’s feature artist of the month and gaining attention globally, with radio interviews across USA and Europe. ‘Drive’ was in the top 20 songs most streamed on Australian radio during release week as well as being the 4th most downloaded country song on Australian radio during this period.
Over the last 18 months, Ella has also released the singles ‘Paper Town’ and ‘Side Effects’, which was named on High on Country’s top 22 of 2021 alongside a number of iconic Australian artists including Morgan Evans and Keith Urban, as well as being played on radio stations both nationally and internationally. ‘Side Effects,’ was featured in dozens of blogs both on home soil and in the UK/US and Canada aswell as making an appearance on ABC’s ‘Saturday Night Country.’
Ella works with a long list of award winning industry professionals including producer’s Matt Fell and Shane Nicholson, Grammy Award winning mastering engineer William Bowden, publicist Stuart Coupe and videographer Cameron Craig.
After starting the year with a headlining show at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, this young star has numerous festival appearances on the horizon as well as joining other artists on their tours.
Alongside her brand new single ‘Behind The Glass’ just hitting the airwaves, 2023 includes numerous more releases aswell as her debut album lined up for 2024. Through her musical success and individual style, Ella has come to the attention of numerous companies in Australia and overseas, building on the strong foundations she has created to continue as a successful recording artist within the music industry.