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Live from BBC Pacific Quay in Glasgow, on the Ken Bruce Show BBC Music Day special, Rachel Anne “Rae” Morris (born September 2, 1992) is an English singer-songwriter. She released her debut album, Unguarded, in 2015.

Rae Morris gigged in her hometown of Blackpool and around the north-west of England during her college studies. She attracted the attention of BBC Radio Lancashire presenter Sean McGinty, who put her forward to perform on the BBC Introducing stage at the Reading and Leeds Festivals  She was signed to Universal Music Publishing Group the same month, and to Atlantic Records in September 2011.  Morris opened a Blackpool gig for indie band Bombay Bicycle Club in 2011.During this period she was mentored by fellow Blackpool singer-songwriter Karima Francis, who helped develop her songwriting skills.

She was also in a two-year relationship with Francis that inspired the songs on her debut album—”about going through that, exploring that sexuality and those feelings for the first time. Then coming out the other side of that as well, so that’s the album”, 

Rae Morris released her debut single in March 2012, “Don’t Go”, following its use in the final episode of the sixth series of the television drama series Skins She also recorded an EP, For You, which she sold exclusively at her live performances in mid 2012, and in November released a second EP, Grow. Another EP, From Above, followed in 2013. Alongside her solo gigs during 2012 and 2013, Rae Morris was a support act for artists including Bombay Bicycle Club, Lianne La Havas, Noah and the Whale, and Tom Odell. She contributed guest vocals to three tracks on Bombay Bicycle Club’s 2014 album So Long, See You Tomorrow, including the single “Luna”. Also in 2014, Morris featured on the Clean Bandit song “Up Again”  before embarking on her own headlining UK tour.

During 2014, Rae Morris released the singles “Do You Even Know?”, “Cold” (featuring Fryars), and “Closer” each with accompanying EPs—to promote her debut album,Unguarded”, which she recorded primarily in Los Angeles with producer Ariel Rechtshaid Morris was longlisted in the BBC Sound of 2015 poll, and with “Unguarded released in January 2015 alongside the single “Under the Shadows”, with another headlining tour following in February.

Later in 2015, Morris appeared in a television advertisement for fashion retailer Boohoo that featured the album’s fifth single, “Love Again”. She featured on Sivu‘s single “The Nile” and is scheduled to perform at festivals including Bestival, Glastonbury, Lytham Festival, T in the Park, and Truck Festival.

Singer Songwriter , vocalist Rae Morris has been inescapable already this year and it’s only going to continue after finally releasing her debut album. Kicking things off as one of our Artists To Watch for 2015, Rae Morris is about to head out on tour with Tom Odell. The Track “Love Again” is another perfect example of what this young lady can do and is the latest single to come from her debut album Unguarded. 

This elegant but thumping portion of sophisticated modern pop is one of literally thirteen songs on Rae’s excellent debut album, ‘Unguarded’, which came out early February.

Rae’s debut album ‘Unguarded’ is out 26.01.2015, This Blackpool singer songwriter and pianist has been attracting listeners for over a year and a half with her singles and guest appearances with Bombay Bicycle Club and Clean Bandit and now with producer Ariel Rechtshald, Morris has fashioned a lush sounding debut, with songs of  yearning and intimacy, her songs of lust and heartache make for an amazing debut


Rae morris debut album is due next week after a long wait the album finally comes to the store near you, her hugely-anticipated debut full-length album titled “Unguarded” ahead of its release the track “Love Again”.

The album’s been teased a lot over the past few months, and tracks like “Love Again”, “Closer” and “Under The Shadows” have won over hearts nationwide; so much so that she was longlisted for this year’s BBC Sound Of poll.Rae Morris will be at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham in February.

“Unguarded” is released 26th January via Atlantic Records.


This elegant but thumping portion of sophisticated modern pop is one of literally thirteen songs on Rae Morris excellent debut album, ‘Unguarded’, which is out next week.

Singer Songwriter Rae Morris finally has a date for her debut album titled “Unguarded” is due Out 26.01.2015



I adore the vocal abilities of Rae Morris she writes beautiful and touching lyrics, I’ve followed this Blackpool based singer songwriter for about three years now and her vocals never cease to amaze me, plus the emotion she can put into a song this is a new expected single. with a little more dance style,