ARTIST OF THE WEEK: No. 201 Gia Margaret

As a self-described creator of "sleep rock", Gia Margaret has quickly proven that her music will far from send you drifting off. With a sense of grandeur in her songwriting, coupled with a sensational voice, the Chicago-based frontwoman looks primed to become the next big thing out of the US with the announcement of her debut album 'There's Always Glimmer'.

Considered an auteur in the music scene who writes, produces and performs all her own material, Gia Margaret's talent has been unquestionable these last few months. Gaining comparisons to the likes of Sharon Van Etten and Julien Baker, she has quickly risen through the ranks since unveiling her beautifully composed single 'Birthday' and captivated us with her latest release 'Smoke'.

With a humbled piano opening, 'Smoke' quickly grows and swells as it plays, allowing the Margaret to open out her vocals fully and deliver a song so full of warmth and whimsy, you'll find yourself returning to it again and again.

Her new album 'There's Always Glimmer' is due out on the 27th July and you can check out the new single 'Smoke' in the player below.