Empress Of

Empress Of



Empress Of is the solo project of Los Angeles-based, American singer-songwriter, Lorely Rodriguez. Ethnically, her parents are Spanish-Honduran descents. She gained attention in 2012 for anonymously releasing a series of 1 minute-long demos (via YouTube) prefaced only by a solid color entitled "Colorminutes".[1] Her first 7" single, "Champagne" was released soon after on November 5, 2012 through a limited run via No Recordings.[2][3]

Lorely's stage name was inspired by a tarot card reading she did with a friend: “The first card he pulled out was an Empress card and I was like, 'It's me, I am Empress.' [...] the Empress card is connected to fertility and mothering and strength. It's kind of nice to have those feelings.”[4]

On April 2, 2013, her bilingual 4-track EP, "Systems" was released via Double Denim/Terrible Records in the UK & North America respectively.[5] Since the release of her EP, she's showcased at SXSW, Iceland Airwaves and Pitchfork's Summer Music Festival[6] and toured as a support act with the likes of Jamie Liddell, Jungle, Kimbra and Florence and The Machine.

"Water Water", the first single off her debut full-length Me was released on April 14, 2015.[7] She has also revealed a Spanish-language version of the track, 'Agua Agua' "so that [her] mother listens [to her] music. Me was released on September 11, 2015 via XL Recordings/Terrible. The album was recorded in Mexico City.

Go to Hell, (presumably) the first single off her second studio album was released July 12. 2017 via Terrible Records.



Go to Hell
"Go To Hell" is a song by American singer Empress Of from her upcoming second studio album.
Me is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Empress Of, released on September 11, 2015 through XL Recordings and Terrible Records.
How Do You Do It
How Do You Do It is a song by musical group Empress Of, released on September 2, 2015.
Spotify Sessions
Spotify Sessions is an album by musical group Empress Of, released on July 8, 2016.

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Spotify - Albums & Singles12


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


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DJDS and Empress Of Cover Lana Del Rey’s “Love”: Listen
  –  December 1, 2017
Listen to it and check out the single’s cover art below. DJDS and Empress Of are big fans of Del Rey’s music. “There's a story about L.A. in there that pulled us all in,” DJDS said in a statement. “We just wanted to try our own version ...
Meet Allie X, empress of a music universe ruled by drag queens and avant-garde pop
  –  September 5, 2017
Most pop stars who’ve taken us to the furthest reaches of the sonic galaxy have grown up and out of their self-made spaceships of delightful oddity; after revolutionizing the look and feel of a mainstream diva for a new generation of women, Lady Gaga and ...
  –  December 1, 2017
MIAMI, November 30, 2017 – Royal Caribbean International will double its opportunities for a Cuba adventure next summer, with two ships sailing to the island nation – Majesty of the Seas and Empress of the Seas – and two new destinations added to ...
DJDS and Empress Of Cover Lana Del Rey’s “Love”: Listen
  –  December 1, 2017
DJDS and Empress Of have teamed up to cover Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life song “Love.” Listen to it and check out the single’s cover art below. DJDS and Empress Of are big fans of Del Rey’s music. “There's a story about L.A. in there that pulled ...
Royal Caribbean Expands Cruises to Cuba
  –  November 30, 2017
Royal Caribbean will double their cruises to Cuba next summer, with two ships sailing to the country – Majesty of the Seas and Empress of the Seas. The voyages will also offer two new destinations; Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos on the southeast coast.
Deep Dive – Testing the Waters
  –  November 30, 2017
This capitalizes on the Crusader’s large stats for its spot in the curve by letting it bash in straight away. Our second bomb, Empress of Ice, is another card that has seen constructed play. This Icy Queen allows you to exhaust an opposing troop whenever ...
Royal Caribbean Expands Cruises to Cuba with Second Ship and Two New Ports
  –  November 30, 2017
Departing from Miami year-round, Empress of the Seas sailings will include 7-night Best of Cuba itineraries to Cienfuegos, Havana and Nassau; 5-night vacations with an overnight in Havana and a stop in Key West; and an immersive 8-night journey to ...
WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Winner, Top Highlights and Botches for Week of Nov. 30
  –  November 30, 2017
The trio obliterated Sasha Banks after laying out Bayley and Mickie James backstage. From there, they sent a message to Asuka, suggesting The Empress of Tomorrow may be in their sights. The threesome and the attacks they have brought upon the women's ...
Wrestling Daily News Roundup – New US Title Belt!?, Smackdown Tag Team Splits, Asuka Sets Some Records
  –  November 29, 2017
These kinds of statistics should be pushed by the WWE, as they really build the Empress of Tomorrow as a huge threat within the company.
Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars
  –  November 29, 2017
As the empress of Enastoria, Yuinshiel Asteria already leads a difficult life, balancing the complexity of leadership against the everyday trials of being a teenager. But when her sister Rena is approached by a mysterious figure from the past, Yui's ...
Asuka breaks interesting record on WWE Monday Night RAW
  –  November 28, 2017
WWE sent out the following about the match: “Dana Brooke demanded and received a rematch against Asuka, much to her detriment, but a near-flawless display by The Empress of Tomorrow led into an unusual sight once Absolution came calling. Despite Brooke ...
Maurice Williamson is now a gay icon in Japan, and he's a bit bemused
  –  November 28, 2017
Takeshita has drawn widespread criticism for saying that same-sex partners of state guests should not be allowed to dine with the Emperor or Empress of Japan. "It doesn't fit with Japan's traditions," he said in a comment he has now apologised for ...
25 Empowerment Anthems: Songs for an Extra Boost of Confidence
  –  November 28, 2017
Consider it a more empowering version of "Firework." "Go to Hell" - Empress Of Brooklyn-based synthpop singer Empress Of released "Go to Hell" earlier this year, and it delivers a message as clear as day to all those who doubt her: go to hell.
Modern Potemkin Villages
  –  November 27, 2017
In 1787, Catherine the Great, the Empress of Russia, was scheduled for a grand tour of the newly acquired lands of Crimea and New Russia—now part of Ukraine—which she gained by defeating the Ottoman Empire and after signing peace treaties with the ...
'American Pickers' sort through northwestern Minn. collector's museum of treasures
  –  November 27, 2017
Quality records can be worth hundreds of dollars, but needles cost a penny. The room falls silent to make room for the crystal-clear crooning of the Empress of the Blues. With every collectible, there is a story. "That's the whole reason to have them ...
The Woman Who Smashed a Glass Ceiling in the 16th Century
  –  November 26, 2017
As Leslie Peirce explains in “Empress of the East,” the harem “was politics, and it taught politics.” She tells the fascinating story of one remarkable harem slave, who broke through that rocky ceiling, claiming unprecedented authority for a woman ...
Future still uncertain for historic ‘Empress of China’ building
  –  November 24, 2017
The future of a Chinatown building that for nearly half a century housed the Empress of China restaurant has been up in the air since the building switched hands in 2016, and recent efforts to open a new restaurant there have met neighborhood zoning hurdles.
Kickstarter Alert: The Empress of Timbra
  –  November 19, 2017
In which we host Karen Healey in support of The Empress of Timbra Kickstarter – a high fantasy novel co-written with Robyn Fleming. The Kickstarter is doing super well and with six more days to go, there are some stretch goals to reach. Check it out!
Empress of hearts
  –  November 9, 2017
This weekend, a dance drama will throw light on the life of Shanthala Devi, the queen of the Hoysala dynasty The figurines and sculptures (called shilabalika) on the walls of the famous 12th century Chennakeshava Temple in Belur have wowed many a visitor.
I am the empress of fall and if you drink hot coffee before the equinox you are dead to me
  –  September 10, 2017
I am who they call the Empress of Fall — a title I gave myself after purchasing approximately 300 plastic gourds from a basement Michael's. And as autumn approaches, here is my warning: if you dare to drink a cup of hot coffee before Friday, Sept.


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