Indie Spotlight: Elena Ovalle

I got interviewed by Uncanny Pop about my new single “Shoot Me Down”. Woot!

Uncanny Pop

Today’s spotlight shines on San Francisco Bay Area native Elena Ovalle.  Ovalle started singing publicly and writing songs at the age of twelve and pulls from personal experiences to write her music. Her music can be described as Pop and Soul, bluesy and catchy.

After singing through high school and college in choirs and talent shows, Elena move to Los Angeles and began to perform her original music in 2008. Her first single “Butterfly” was released in 2009 on a compilation album “Collect Effect: Hottest New Artists” which was distributed through Lyon Echo Records. Ovalle returned to San Francisco where she collaborated with beat boxer Constantine Abramson from Disney’s “Choo Choo Soul” and performed live around the bay area.

Her new single “Shoot Me Down” a pop song with blues influences and will be available on iTunes December 9th.  The single was inspired by Florence + the Machine’s “Shake…

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3 responses to “Indie Spotlight: Elena Ovalle

  1. Awesome interview! It’s funny how you mentioned writing stories when you were in 5th grade. That’s when I got into writing stories too! I would write my friends into the stories.
    By the way, I love your song! I just downloaded “Shoot Me Down” from iTunes. Very catchy, and you have an awesome voice!

    • Thank you so much! Yeah, I would write ghost stories that one day, maybe when I’m old, I’ll get to publish them. Haha. Thanks for downloading the song & your feedback! Glad you enjoyed it 🙂 Next year more music will be coming out 🙂

      • I wrote my stories in a notebook. I’m pretty sure my mom threw it out. She loved throwing things out if they weren’t glued down! One of my stories was called The Killer. The Killer was named Robby and he had knives for fingers. This was in 1980. Nightmare on Elm Street came out in 1984. Hmmmm.

        Anyway, I love your song and your voice. I will definitely support you and buy all your music that comes out!

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