London-based Connie Campsie has already enthralled audiences with her engaging lyrics, melodic tunes and dry wit, culminating in the release of her debut EP, ‘I’m Still Talking To Myself’.
Words: Sam Taylor.
Photos: Marieke Hulzinga
It’s been a remarkable 12 months for London-based singer-songwriter Connie Campsie. Building a dedicated listenership with the release of singles ‘You’re The Problem’, ‘Watching From The Beach’ and ‘Sucker’, she’s been captivating audiences around the capital with her candid, self-deprecating lyrics, beautiful melodies and a pleasingly large pinch of dry wit.
Now, with the release of her highly-anticipated debut EP ‘I’m Still Talking To Myself’, she’s ready to take things to the next level.
Growing up in a very musical household, Connie was always encouraged to play with the instruments in the house. When she was six, she remembers hearing strings on a Disney film and begging her parents to let her learn violin. After taking up the instrument, Connie began to explore her own musicality and started writing songs.
“I remember in high school, I put a song up on YouTube about this guy I fancied called ‘Stay Tonight’, and people at school seemed quite excited …