'Elaine has mastered the knack of creating original beautifully crafted songs, branded with her own unique sound, while evoking the distinct sensation you have been listening to her music all of your life!'
'Little Bird Little Sailor, Time to See of What You Are Made...'
'I am passionate about music and see it as my key connection with others, a way to comfort, motivate & inspire people to work hard to follow their dreams in the same way I have, irrespective of circumstance, age, gender or other potential limiting belief.'
In 2019 Lennon performed her original songs for the first time at Celtic Connections winning her a coveted DANNY KYLE award. Named Nashville Songwriter's ONE TO WATCH she won CREATIVE SCOTLAND support for her Debut Album (Produced by Findlay Napier, Engineered by Paul and Jamie Savage). Released to high acclaim at CELTIC CONNECTIONS 2020, the album was awarded CELTIC MUSIC RADIO's first ever 'ALBUM OF THE YEAR' Award.
Winning comparisons to Lori McKenna, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Annie Lennox, Carole King, Nina Simone and Adele her songs are featured regularly on BBC Radio. This Cumbernauld mum has created her own musical tapestry, linking her unique blend of old and new with her distinctive vocal and style.
Lennon demonstrates a real talent to write in a way that flows across genres and effortlessly through timelines, her music connecting with people in ways few other things in this world can.
Respected by her peers, Lennon's songs have been recorded by US & UK artists Will Kimbrough and Raintown.
Having performed on other artists' tracks, including Madraykin's 'Black Cat', she was herself supported by a raft of talent including Boo Hewerdine, Karine Polwart, Siobhan Miller, Yvonne Lyon, Findlay Napier, Chris While and Euan Burton in her 2020 charity single UNCHARTED WATERS which continues to raise funds for the Paediatric Ward at University Hospital Wishaw where her son was treated in 2019 to remove a benign tumour.
She is writing, following mentorship from Ben Glover, Emily Barker, Findlay Napier and Boo Hewerdine, for a future solo release with Hewerdine in the Producer's chair.
With BLABBER ’N SMOKE naming her ”One of the most in demand performers on the Glasgow music scene”, her live performances have been dubbed by many as ‘not to be missed’.
She has performed at UK FESTIVALS, Nashville's BLUEBIRD CAFE, & opened for artists ranging from Rab Noakes to Eric Paslay & performed headline shows with Grammy Winning Singer-Songwriters including Michael Logen.
With support form the 'Scotland on Tour' initiative Lennon is heading out on the road throughout Scotland this year with a mix of Solo Headline and The Homebird Sessions Shows.
CREATOR & HOST OF THE HOMEBIRD SESSIONS
Her on-line lockdown show The Homebird Sessions is now a live touring show in which Lennon is in concert and conversation with some of the finest UK & International songwriters.
With it's own online Facebook Community, Bandcamp Page & Youtube Channels, Lennon is lovingly growing The Homebird Sessions fanbase.
Dubbed 'A must see for music fans and writers everywhere' by THE HERALD, her commitment to provide a safe platform for aspiring songwriters to share their work alongside Lennon and her guest in the live show's 'Showcase Artist' slot, lead to a 2021 UK Americana Music Association 'HERO' Award nomination.
TEDx SPEAKER & EDUCATOR
Lennon used the lyrics of her song 'LITTLE BIRD LITTLE SAILOR' to shape her motivational 2019 TEDx Talk, sharing her own life journey to inspire others to take action and follow their dreams.
She returned to the TEDx stage in 2021 with a Special Show 'THE HOMEBIRD SESSIONS AT TEDx' with guests Yvonne Lyon & Adriana Spina.
Elaine has also worked with Firewalker Films & has been a panelist on a number of music panels including the Music Dept at New College Lanarkshire.