Linda Em is a London based Irish singer-songwriter, wordsmith and clairvoyant mysticist. From classic Woodstock era songwriters to Jazz era greats and modern day luminaries, Linda draws from her influences an ethereal energy flow that is evident in voice and song. She has been described as a musical hybrid mix between Patti Smith, Patsy Cline & Beth Gibbons possessing the intoxicating nuances of Billie Holiday.

Her lyrical narrative is akin to that of authors, poets, playwrights and artists with a strong storytelling aspect. The subject matter of which runs the gamut from myths and legends, the inspirational figures she has known in her own life and the battered but noble occupants of the typical old pubs, townhouses and streets of Ireland and England with a strong cross cultural counterpart.

‘Hey Baby’ is the latest collaboration between Linda Em and Irish Artist and Writer Linda Coogan Byrne. Recorded and Produced by Gavin Glass in orphan Studios, Dublin, it was Mixed by Fergal Davis, and combines a classic 1950s big dramatic arrangement with a retro yet modern instrumentation to pay tribute to her influential mentors of the Jazz era.

“Hey Baby” showcases a singer who is more than comfortable in the spot light with her rich in atmosphere vocal delivery which draws the listener in further the more it builds. It is out March 30th 2018 across all digital platforms.

You can follow Linda's recording journey on her Instagram.




Linda Em has a singer’s heart and a storyteller’s soul. Her songs reach deep and her voice wraps around the words in ways that stay with you... Whether in an intimate studio setting or live, her songs and stories shine through.
— Martin Bridgeman, KCLR, Kilkenny absolutely stunning song...vocally it has passion, style and heart... the song strides across genres... it’s a melting pot of ideas...
— Beehive Candy
This song is a joy to listen to and more than worthy of repeated plays.
— Blues And Roots Music Blog
“She’s going to be Em-azing! We’re predicting big things for songstress Linda Em...”
— Daily Mirror
Melting Celtic roots with influences ranging from the smoky Blues end of the Folk spectrum...
— Andrew Darlington, R2 album review


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