Yours

Album: Chapter One (2014)
Charted: 16 84

Songfacts®:

  • Henderson co-wrote this song with fellow singer-songwriter Josh Record, who hails from Stroud, Gloucestershire in South England. His single "The War" was chosen by BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe as his "Hottest Record of 2013."
  • The song soundtracked an emotional scene on the UK soap Hollyoaks, when the popular character Carmel McQueen tragically died following a train crash. Gemma Flaherty, from the Hollyoaks music department, commented: "The episode was the biggest of the year and because I knew that the executive producer Bryan Kirkwood wanted an Ella track to be used, I went straight for 'Yours'."

    "Ella's voice is so soft and the piano and instrumentation fitted with the tone of the scene," she added. "It's ethereal and that works with the character of Carmel."
  • The track was a late addition to Chapter One. "I had started adding it to my acoustic sets," Henderson told Digital Spy. "It wasn't even on the album at the time. When Simon [Cowell] was hearing it in the acoustic sets, he would often sit down afterwards and be like, 'This song should go on the album - it's amazing.'"

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