Emily Smart is not just an acoustic soloist, but an acoustic experience not to be forgotten. With a striking and emotive voice complemented by acoustic indie/pop music with a hint of folk, Emily's beautifully structured songs boast uncluttered arrangements with surprising little moments. On stage her presence is undeniably compelling. She has been described as having amazing charisma, wooing her audiences with lyrical embraces, spine tingling vocals and catchy melodies. Smart's background in music and drama also provides her songs and performances with a light sense of theatricality. In a very short time Emily has managed to become one of South Australia's most watched up and coming acoustic soloists - playing gigs at venues all around Adelaide. She also routinely performs as lead singer/guitarist of acclaimed rock trio Illicit Eve which has representation in Australia, USA and the UK. Born in Adelaide South Australia, musician/singer/songwriter Emily has been songwriting since she was thirteen years old and was headhunted by a prominent record label, signing her first record contract when she was just sixteen. Emily plays a variety of instruments including guitar, bass guitar, keys and percussion, and but only recently came out of the woodwork to perform her solo compositions after years of playing in original bands. Her debut solo EP 'The Escape Plan', supported by Arts SA and due for release in early 2007, has been described as beautifully crafted - with it's outstanding, memorable and moving lyrics it is impossible to ignore Smart's message. However, she describes her music as delicate, colourful poetry. Self-produced, 'The Escape Plan' has already garnered praise from industry professionals in USA, England and Australia. Her sophisticated original compositions combine pop melodies with exciting rhythms and interesting quirks, while her lyrics communicate fragility, joy, interpersonal conflict, resilience and hope. Passionately vibrant, Emily Smart, with her richly moving voice and charming music, is destined for stardom. Discover and enjoy the timeless and hypnotic experience as Emily Smart takes you through the emotional spectrum from joy, love, sorrow and despair in her debut EP 'The Escape Plan.'