Esther Eden grew up in the UAE, listening to her mother singing along to jazz music and Ella Fitzgerald. With a voice way beyond her years, at the age of 18 now, her vocal maturity has reached a tremendous peak.
Her music journey started off with a life changing experience. In 2014, Jessie J heard Esther performing and filmed the entire performance on her phone.
She also invited Esther to sing her original song at Jessie J’s concert that very evening for an audience of over 10,000 people. A truly inspiring story that hit the headlines and so Esther’s fan base started to develop since then.
At the end of 2015, Universal Music MENA signed a record deal with her to produce and release her new debut album.
Esther Eden was nominated for the Emirates Woman, Woman Of The Year Awards 2016 For the BEST YOUNG TALENT 2016 and has been featured in KhaleejTimes, The National and was given a Full page takeover on iTunes.
Esther’s debut album ‘Solitaire’ was released on November 18 2016 on Universal Music Mena and features the single ” Is this Love”.
NSE INTERVIEW – ESTHER EDEN – UNIVERSAL MUSIC MENA
How would you describe your music ?
My music has beats you can dance and chill to, with lyrics that people can connect and relate to.
What is your new single about and where did the inspiration come from ?
I wrote “Is This Love” when I was 16 years old. It’s about how there can be different kinds of love. The love you may have for your family, pets, your passion and so much more. The lyrics in the song describes how I felt the world was when I felt that kind of love.
What was the first song you ever played or learnt ?
‘When you’re smiling’ when I was 5 years and I was so shy that a curtain was kept closed during the entire performance.
What’s the last live gig that you went to ?
ColdPlay on New Years Eve 2016 Abu Dhabai
What makes your music unique?
There are not many Indian singer- songwriter who sing/write in English that have been signed by a major label and who are trying to make it in mainstream.
How does music affect you and the world around you ?
Music helps me express my emotions and the love for music helps bring people together.
If you could support any artist or band of your choice right now who would it be ?
Ed Sheeran, without a doubt !
What’s the craziest thing a fans done for you ?
Other than sending me ‘I Love you’ messages on social media, nothing crazy.