This Day

Album: Stand Still (2010)
Charted: 10
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  • Edinburgh-born acoustic singer-songwriter Emma Gillespie started playing the guitar, singing and song writing when she was 16. After travelling the world Emma decided that she wanted to concentrate on music full time and moved to Glasgow to follow her dreams. She took up busking to pay her bills and used the rest of her time to write her material, which mainly feature melancholic lyrics about love.
    Emma came to the public's attention after performing this song on Sky 1's Must Be The Music. The program is the UK's first talent TV show to make it's music available for download immediately and her rendition of this original number resulted in the song debuting in the Top 10 of the UK singles chart the following week.
  • Emma told My Portis Wasp says about this song: "I wrote it whilst sitting in Glasgow Green on a really lovely sunny day. The song is about that feeling that you get when you're sitting in the sun and everything just seems alive and beautiful, almost like that day was made especially for you."
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