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LISTEN: "The holidays can be such a tough time for so many people"

Thursday 29 December 2022

Rounding off Express's festive music series is a poignant tribute from a local musician for all those who are struggling with heartache and loss over the holidays.

Maisie Robertson just graduated from BIMM Brighton with a first class honours in Professional Musicianship and released her first single in April.

For Express, she has shared a cover of Joni Mitchell's 'River'.

Explaining her choice, Maisie said: "This song is about the recent split of a romantic relationship, with Joni needing to escape her immediate surroundings and emotional connections.

"...The holidays can be such a tough time for so many people who are apart from or who have lost loved ones and this song is my interpretation of that.

"I wanted to do a very simple version to really let the message behind the song shine through."


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