Ego Ella May Introduces New EP With Undone Single

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British-Nigerian chanteuse Ego Ella May announces the final edition of her Fieldnotes series with the single “Undone.” Her good friend Lvther, who fans remember from “Introvert Hotline,”  also produced “Undone” which makes its way into ears with lots of bluesy guitar slides and rim clicks. She started the series back in 2021 and followed with the second part in 2022. “Undone” came from her reading a book about a businessman who left his career to become a Buddhist monk. The singer gave a full rundown of the idea for the single in a press release. 

The first single from this project is ‘Undone,’ produced by my lovely friend Lvther (you may remember him from Introvert Hotline), and I really love it. It’s inspired by a book I read last year called ‘I May Be Wrong’ by Bjørn Natthiko Lindeblad, a Swedish business executive who swapped his career to become a Buddhist monk in Thailand for 17 years! It’s such a beautifully written book, and it stuck with me for so long afterward that I decided to write a song about it! It’s about letting go of control, ditching the facade that so many of us find ourselves latching onto, the question of what would happen if we simply left it all behind and started again… it’s possible! When I read that book, it opened up so many possibilities and helped me remember that I can start again whenever I choose! This song marks a new beginning for me and simultaneously the closure of FIELDNOTES in a way as I wrap up this chapter, and I knew I wanted to lead with this one.” 

“Undone” is a new anthem for authenticity and May’s calming notes make the act of overhauling one’s life sound easy.