"I Seek Joy, I Seek Pain"
Ella Mar is a young Israeli singer-songwriter whose music behaves like a gentle, multi-dimensional blend of
synth-integrated alternative rock, folk and jazz, always meandering between intensity and softness to create her own rather-haunted and vulnerable emotional world. Her edgy, oftentimes aching lyrics create a constant contrast with her tender and soothing voice. With the aesthetics of an educated jazz singer and the cynicism and the demeanor of a Generation-Y-indie-musician, she deals fiercely with subjects including depression, destructive relationships and love, caressing the listener with what feels like a beautiful wreck.
The 1st and 2nd singles off Ella Mar’s debut album - ‘Hold Your Fire’ and ‘Forest’ (respectively), are out now. The full album is due for release in spring 2019.
For the album, she teamed up with Shahar Elisof, a gifted young Israeli producer whose ambient signature sound and sensibility have captivated Ella Mar's ear from the very beginning.