Locals Only - Sophie-Maude

Publish Date
Monday, 27 June 2022, 3:28PM

Up-and-coming Bay of Plenty artist Sophie-Maude is back with her new single, an 80s inspired pop tune, ‘Take Me Away’.

Stacked with crunchy dance synths, infectious syncopated rhythms and Sophie-Maude’s powerhouse vocals, the track is energetic; matched with lyrics that talk to the thrill of being around a magnetic, exciting person.

“The song is about connecting with a person on a deeper level than you ever have before,” says Sophie-Maude.

“I feel like I’m progressing and really starting to hone in my own style,” she explains. “I’m becoming more aware about what is happening in the world around me. The more I learn, the more I’m able to put myself into the music I create and in turn, that is helping me to become a better songwriter.”



Take Me Away, follows the successful release of her recent singleComfortable, which firmly places her at the heart of a new wave of up-and-coming ‘ones to watch’ on the New Zealand music scene. Keep an ear out for more exciting things to come from this rising Tauranga artist!

Listen to ‘Take Me AwayHERE and keep up with her on Instagram!