ELLA ISAACSON JOINS FORCES WITH GALLANT FOR NEW SINGLE “EXPECTATIONS”
Continuing to build her discography, LA based artist Ella Isaacson releases her newest single “Expectations” featuring Gallant today – listen here. The mesmerizing and cathartic Stargate [Rihanna, Beyonce, Charli XCX] produced track is the first to come from Ella this year. In “Expectations”, Ella‘s voice flows over the entrancing beat as she proclaims the ever too real, “believe me I had different expectations too”. Her honest words are met with Gallant‘s raw vocals and transparent thoughts – adding in the reality and hardships of a relationship. The two intertwine their experiences to create a heart wrenching, honest, and uplifting track that highlights recognizing and accepting the changes within relationships and in yourself. Touching on coming into your own, the iridescent track “Expectations” follows her debut release “Naked” which was applauded by Wonderland as a “zeitgeisty and groovy track…a reminder to stay present in an age of iPhones, social media and FOMO”. On “Expectations”, Ella comments:
“When I started thinking about the concept of expectations – of myself, my life, my career, my family, I just started to write pages and pages of lyrics and poetry. I wanted to tell a story about coming out as who you are and how sometimes in life you start on a path or a direction and suddenly things change. You change or unlock who you really are in ways you didn’t even expect. We try on a shoe, that just doesn’t fit no matter how much we wanted it to.” On collaborating with Gallant:
“I loved the song but it was missing something. My co-writer Stargate and I spoke about Gallant and what he does on records – he just brings them to life. His vocals have a soul and emotion that just hits you in the heart. I’d met Chris (Gallant) at NYU years back and Stargate said we should ask him to be a part of this. He sent Gallant the record and he loved it too and wanted to lay something down on it, adding a new verse and these amazing harmonies. It was magical, it really brought it to the next level.” Already creating a buzz with her honest lyrics and undeniable vocals, Ella Isaacson is one to watch in 2020.