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Episode 21: The Power of Music with Singer Songwriter Maddie Morris

Maddie Morris is a contemporary folk musician who won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2019 and has been described as “leading the next generation of socially conscious songwriters.” Maddie’s music uses personal storytelling to embody political ideas, and their music tackles issues ranging from LGBTQIA identities to poverty, sexual violence, and voting to name a few. Maddie’s first EP, Purgatory was described as being the “manifesto for survivors of abuse forced to self-isolate in the COVID-19 Pandemic”.

Maddie Morris wrote our beautiful theme song which you can hear in full at the end of each episode.

Watch Maddie perform their award-winning song Where Do We Go From Here.

Read my blog post about Maddie here.

Learn more about Maddie on their website.

The book Maddie references is Scars by Cheryl Rainfield.