Her 2019 debut album compliments please is a reminder.
Obx shark attacks. A band name coined 10 years ago by the singer rebecca taylor as two fingers to the insecurities and self doubts that had long mithered her life. Clemmie tries out a classical playlist on singer and musician rebecca lucy taylor aka self esteem who. The humour fading as the name has reflected the shift in taylors own opinion of herself and her place in music. The inspiration for the nom de plume comes from the evolution of taylors confidence from her early 20s.
But over the past 18 months self esteem has come to mean something more. How rebecca taylor found her self esteem words. Rebecca lucy taylor better known as self esteem is an outspoken newcomer to the pop world. Parri thomas 21 february 2019 1230 gmt after more than a decade of playing the role of someone else rebecca taylor seems almost manically excited to get to be herself.
Just before we attempt to phone rebecca taylor today an instagram notification pops up telling us that shes just clocked on to lead her daily live meditation session. She shamelessly tackles mental health struggles bad relationships bisexuality and more in her music. Helena wadia photography. Since her musical divergence from the band rebecca has revelled in unleashing a whole version of herself with no compromises no reducing herself no hesitating.
The monster was christened self esteem a name taylor originally gave to. Joshua noon greatcoat films choreograp. Rebecca lucy taylor finds inspiration for her next album in clemmies classical playlist. After languishing in the indie doldrums slow club singer rebecca taylor has found a new lease of life.
An unusual reason for a minor interview delay for most but for self esteem it makes total sense it makes total sense. Self esteem is rebecca lucy taylor and a project which began with painting and prints and video alongside her day job writing and performing as one half of slow club. Written produced by rebecca lucy taylor dave maclean.