that's an official DIY music video babyyy
Acoustic version of Ellajay's original song "Coffee". Recorded February 2021.
May we all remember our own light-filled moments in the midst of all we're currently going through. This is "Light"
Live at Rockwood Music Hall, 2018
"New York-based singer-songwriter Ellajay knows what she wants and is not bashful about telling you how she is going to get it" - Jacob Jahiel @ Rising Artists
"It's been hours and 'part time boyfriend' is still stuck in my head"; "it's an absolute summer bop"; Ellajay is the "Queen of hooks and melodic earworms" - Emma Miller @ Indie Top 39
"Ellajay Impresses With New Release 'part time boyfriend'";
It is a certified bop" - Robin Mumford @ Our Sound Music (Indie Music Culture)
Ellajay has a "modern and very fascinating sound" with a "sinuous, charming, and confident voice". 'part time boyfriend' is "very catchy", "stays in your head for a long time", and is described as a "refined music that keeps every slight nuance under control and keeps you glued to the speakers from the first to the last second" -Chris Mariotti @ Edgar Allen Poets
"Listen to 'part time boyfriend' and be enchanted together"; "a cheeky call for potential partners to step it up...a little bit"; "her irresistibly catchy chorus is an invitation to join the party and sing along" - Elio Sant'Anna @ Os Garatos De Liverpool
"Ellajay brings listeners a heartfelt telling of leaving a toxic relationship behind, through the warm and feel-good sound of ‘Clocking Out’"; "a bubbly vibe and a powerful self-reflection”; "Musically, this track is brilliantly upbeat and warm, and paints a perfect picture of how renewed the artists must’ve felt when leaving such a fruitless relationship" -Indie Top 39
“The soothing voice of indie singer songwriter Ellajay is comforting and mesmerizing, airy and dreamy”; "a simplistic soundscape and harmonies as soft as feather make for a comforting pop song"; "Its heavy emotions hide behind a fun alternative pop song and translate a sour situation into something sweet and upbeat!" -Music for the Misfits
“'Clocking Out' is a moment of powerful self-relfection"; "Ellajay’s heartfelt performance will move listeners while her energetic and catchy melodies will stick in their heads”; "The overall feel of the track is fun, warm and joyous"; "It reveals the power of music to be able to turn a negative experience into something moving and upbeat”; “Ellajay’s soothing indie vocals are captivating and comforting, transporting you to a dream-like place and making you want to press replay over and over. She is an artist that we will definitely be following closely!" -
Eveline Vouillemin @ Up & Coming
"Ellajay's voice is incredible and we were immediately hooked on her warm tone"; "A sunny alt-pop anthem, 'Clocking Out' couldn't be more catchy...the melody is made to stay in your head, you won't forget it"; "the song acts like a sunbath, you'll be replenishing vitamin D in just three minutes" -Niko @ Indie Music Center
“Ellajay delivers a terrific song with 'Clocking Out'"; "the relationship pot is stirred vigorously"; "it sounds optimistic, almost happy, but also a bit cheeky" -Wolf @ Nenes Butler
"Clocking Out" is "in general an optimistic track with raw, serious lyrics"...It travels through strands of pop...and flirts between dream pop and acoustic elements"
-Elio Sant'Anna @ Os Garatos De Liverpool
BroadTube Music Blog's In-Depth Interview with Ellajay
Ellajay's fourth single, "part time boyfriend," produced by Adam Tilzer, has been deemed the "certified bop of the summer" by Our Sound Music and Indie Top 39. It features fellow indie artists (Ann Marie Nacchio, Kiirstin Marilyn, Giselle, Jordan Popky, Paola Bennet), as well as Max Gast on Bari Sax
Ellajay's third single, "Clocking Out," produced by Tiger Darrow, kicks off the summer right celebrating a fresh start with a fresh sound! Available to stream or purchase anywhere!
Ellajay's second single, "Skydiving", produced by Adam Tilzer, was released on all platforms 12/11/20. Available to stream or purchase anywhere!
"Monsters" is the debut single since becoming Ellajay! Released 10/2/20. Available to stream or purchase anywhere!
"Scars and Secrets" is Stephanie Schecter's 2018 release. It goes out to all who have been silenced and shamed, all who have been made to feel less than, all who are saying #metoo, and all who are realizing they/we are not alone and together we can make change.