'I MAINLY PLAY A JAZZMASTER – AND THAT'S IT!'
Total Guitar|February 2022
Singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya on beating the lockdown blues – and why one guitar can be enough.
Ellie Rogers

Collaboration can unlock creativity For my new album [Painless, released in March 2022], I worked a lot more with one co-writer and producer - Wilma Archer. We did work together on the last record [2019 debut Miss Universe], so it was kind of a development of that. I actually couldn’t write during lockdown. I did write some things but I didn’t write a lot. So it was just completely necessary otherwise I wasn’t going to have anything. It was also kind of bringing me down, not being able to write stuff and not making music, so it was really nice when these songs just happened the way they did.

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