Biography of Mae Muller
Holly Mae Muller is an English singer-songwriter known for her 2021 hit single "Better Days" in collaboration with Neiked and Polo G, which achieved top 40 chart positions in both the UK and the US. She will represent the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 with her entry "I Wrote a Song," which debuted in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart.
Mae Muller grew up in Kentish Town, London in a Jewish family and attended Fine Arts College in Belsize Park. She began writing music at eight years old and got her start by uploading demos to SoundCloud. She signed with Capitol Records UK in 2018 and released her debut album “Chapter 1” in 2019.
Muller has also collaborated with Billen Ted on "When You're Out" and with Sigala, Caity Baser, and Stefflon Don on "Feels This Good." Her musical influences include Gwen Stefani, Lily Allen, and Florence and the Machine.
Song: I Wrote A Song
Writer(s): Karen Poole, Mae Muller & Lewis Thompson
Composer(s): Karen Poole, Mae Muller & Lewis Thompson
The UK's entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "I Wrote A Song," a poignant track that explores the aftermath of a broken relationship, with lyrics that portray the ex-boyfriend in a less than favourable light. The music video accompanying the song hints at a subtle sense of sarcasm, adding depth and nuance to the overall presentation. While some may criticize the BBC's choice of artist and song, it's important to note that the track stands on its own merits and showcases the artist's unique voice and perspective.
It's worth noting that the last time the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest was in 1997, the same year that Mae, this year's UK representative, was born. Additionally, the UK is co-hosting the contest alongside Ukraine, who unfortunately had to withdraw due to ongoing military attacks by Russia.