Check out our interview with talented dark/pop songstress Cloe Wilder.
Armed with incredibly powerful songwriting skills, in addition to a voice beyond her years, 13-year-old songstress Cloe crafts melancholic, yet fiercely relatable songs that touch the deepest parts of the human psyche. Championing the concept of accepting one’s mental health issues and embracing imperfection, she is light years beyond the typical young musician, set to become a revolution in her time.
Follow Cloe at @cloewilder
Hi Cloe, please tell us a little about you?
I’m a singer-songwriter! I’m 13 years old and slightly confused.
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Emotional, sensitive, complex.
Who has made the biggest impact on your life so far, and why?
My mom has made the biggest impact. She and I have been through it together, me and her against the world.
How did you get started in the business?
I was contacted by a producer when I was 11!
Did you go to music school?
I did not! Although, I’ve been taken lessons since I was four.
Describe your sound in 3 words?
Emotional, complex, with a little nostalgia.
Do you ever get nervous?
Of course, but it never lasts too long.
What is your next goal as a musician?
My next goal is tour and eventually a major label!
And about the Lana Del Rey “Video Games” cover?
Ultimately, if I were to create a playlist of my life, “Video Games” is the title track.
What we can expect of Cloe Wilder in 2019/2020?
You can expect consistent singles. And I’m releasing a single in March.
What is you favorite song to belt out in the car/for karaoke?
Tongue Tied by Grouplove!!
What is your own definition of happiness?
My definition of happiness is only relying on one’s self.
Any loves other than music?
Poetry, running, and travel.
Any exiting news you want to share with us?
Many upcoming live performances.
How’s a typical day in your life?
When I’m not in the studio, my typical day is;
I go to school, I run, I write, I shower, I sleep. I wish I had more to say haha.
What is your favorite healthy food?
And your favorite cheat food?
My mama’s baking.
Who is your biggest beauty inspiration?
My makeup artists, Sheila, and my sister!
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
Lana!!! She was a strong female icon to me growing up.
How do you see yourself in 5 years?
I hope to have played more live shows, made more music, and understand the industry.
How would you describe your fashion style?
What do you think of Social Media?
I consider social media an opportunity for small artists, which is very necessary!! I would have no fan base without social media.
Where we can follow you?
@cloewilder on all social media platforms!
Photo Credit: Nathan Groff