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Dec 07, 2021

Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams) has announced the release of a new EP, Planet, which is due out on January 28, 2022 via Polyvinyl. The EP consists of self-recorded demos which didn’t make it onto her newest album, Planet (i), along with a cover of Björk’s 1997 song “Unravel.” Williams has shared a self-directed video for the cover, as well as another track from the album, “ruby at dawn.” More

May 27, 2021

Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams) is releasing a new album, Planet (i), on June 25 via Polyvinyl. Now she has shared another song from it, “Flames and Flat Tires,” via a video for the relatively short track. More

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Apr 30, 2021

Welcome to the 16th Songs of the Week of 2021. This week President Biden celebrated 100 days in office with a speech to Congress that laid out his accomplishments (including a successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines) and ambitious future plans. More

Apr 29, 2021

Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams) has shared a new single titled “I’ll Go Running” from her upcoming album Planet (i), which will be out on June 25 via Polyvinyl. Williams has also announced that she will be the supporting act for Soccer Mommy on a North American tour to take place this fall. More

Mar 31, 2021

Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams) has announced that her new album, Planet (i), will be coming out on June 25 via Polyvinyl. She has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, titled “Hurt a Fly.” More




Reviews

Jul 02, 2021

The title of Squirrel Flower’s debut record, I Was Born Swimming, pays reference to her troubled birth, coming out of the womb floating in amniotic fluid. Where her debut record represented a birth, a songwriter in constant movement as she finds her place in the world, the sophomore effort from singer/songwriter Ella Williams is instead a rebirth in fire. More

Feb 11, 2020

Movement saturates the full-length debut from Squirrel Flower, the recording persona of Ella O’Connor Williams. It’s a very physical movement where she might “cruise the turnpike” on “Eight Hours,” later “driving through a wooded valley” in “Headlights.” Yet it comes without losing sight of the miles travelled internally. More