At the oge of 23, the composer, songwriter, pianist and singer, Grace Davies releases her debut EP ‘Friends With The Tragic’. A powerful and emotive collection of songwriting prowess the ‘Friends With The Tragic’ EP includes previously released critically acclaimed singles; from the spellbinding depiction of self doubt ‘Invisible’, to the cool scandi pop vibes of ‘Addicted To Blue’, bewitching slow ballad ‘Amsterdam’ and jubilant new track ‘Just a Girl’.
The new single ‘Just A Girl’ is an energiseddefiant anthem of empowerment packed with sarcastic lyrics and girl power attitude. Juxtaposing an analysis of gender inequality and celebrating and embracing womanhood, this fired up battle cry inspires an instant confidence boost as Grace sings ’But I won’t be quiet, I’m gonna breathe fire, you’re never gonna drown me out, never gonna push me down, Its time for a change, cos you’ll never hear me say that I’m just a girl’.
Fitting to the tracks celebration of female resilience, accompanying visuals were reimagined in quarantine. Directed by award winning director Kate Cox (Nowness, Vogue), the video embraced the limitations of lockdown and was filmed and choregraphed totally remotely creating an intimate fun incarnation of the track. Kate Says: “When lockdown happened around the time we were due to shoot Just A Girl we stepped into uncharted territory of remote shooting. With us all feeling confined and creatively frustrated JAG became a call to prayer for me, nurturing my talent to show the multifaceted nature of being a woman today.”