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GIUNGLA is Ema Drei, Italian-born singer-songwriter based in Milan.
There is not much info out there on GIUNGLA, who tends to let her music do the talking, but her name reveals a glimpse of her world.
Giungla in Italian means ‘jungle’. In this sort of tangled-happy-place, minimal pop songs with an in your face attitude have come alive. Imagine them discovered this way, as if they were torn and shredded into a million pieces fighting a battle of mixed emotions inside herself.
GIUNGLA is fast developing a reputation for her breathtaking and visceral live show. She’s played alongside The xx, Foals, Grimes, Franz Ferdinand, Mura Masa, Let’s Eat Grandma and Battles as well as being invited to play at numerous festivals across Europe and North America.
After collaborating on a couple of singles with producer Luke Smith (Depeche Mode, Foals, Anna Of The North), for her second EP she teamed-up with Andrew Savours, known for his work with My Bloody Valentine, The Kills, Black Country New Road. Currently she's working on her debut album.
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