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Tuesday 25 February 2020

Singer-Songwriter Eloise Viola Sets Out To Promote The Body Positive With New Anthem Better Me

For London singer-songwriter Eloise Viola, the last year has been a powerful lesson in self-belief to achieve your goals

Since launching with her debut single For My Eyes just over a year ago, her musical output has reached new heights with one energetic pop anthem following another. 

She combines glossy pop production with a devil may care lyrical attitude.
Struck at an early age by the music and performing talents of Janis Joplin, she fell in love with music before heading to University to study Psychology. 

Her passion for the field led to an understanding of how airbrushing, filtering and the rise of instagram influencer culture was having an effect on her mental health, particularly in respect of her body image and self-esteem. 

After working hard to overcome this and Eloise now wants to use her platform and her songs to promote body positivity, self-love and not being afraid to say what you want. 

As part of this journey, she's recently become the first official Body Positivity brand ambassador for We Are We Wear, a swimwear company championing all size, inclusive swimwear.

"I have put a lot of work into having a positive body image and working on my mental health surrounding eating/exercise. 

"I wanted to share my journey and help young people (especially women)."

Looking forward to the rest of 2020, Eloise has a new EP on the way populated with a collection of fierce pop anthems, the first being the untamed pop anthem Better Me. 

"The song is about transforming feelings of weakness and vulnerability into strength and inner confidence. 

"Sometimes it takes time after the end of something to realise the cracks were developing and that in the end the suffering has encouraged you to prioritise yourself to reach a place of self-love. 

"You can't always control the situation, but you can control how you respond to it. This song is about choosing yourself and putting your mental health first." 

For more information on Eloise Viola CLICK HERE. To find out more Body Positivity brand We Are We Wear CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley

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