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Ex:Re - Misery Is A Butterfly (Blonde Redhead cover)


We recorded a cover of Blonde Redhead's Misery Is A Butterfly for 4AD's 40th anniversary compilation Bills & Aches & Blues. You can listen to it below.

Elena Tonra - vocals, production
Fabian Prynn - Drums, programming, production
Jethro Fox - guitars
Josephine Stephenson - cello, backing vocals

Ex:Re with 12 Ensemble - Where The Time Went


I am so happy to announce that ‘Ex:Re with 12 Ensemble’, my re-imagining of Elena Tonra's solo album performed live at Kings Place with 12 Ensemble in November 2019, is coming out on Friday (19th Feb) via 4AD and Glassnote Records.

You can listen to the first track ‘Where The Time Went’ and watch the video Elena made for it today.


Apartment House: Feldman Marathon @ Wigmore Hall


I was very happy to be back on stage at the Wigmore Hall on Saturday singing Morton Feldman's 'For Franz Kline' with Apartment House, as part of an epic day of celebrating the American composer's mesmerising music.

"Josephine Stephenson gave a delicate, tender quality to the wordless vocal lines, which fluently intermingled with the instrumentalists of Apartment House - The Arts Desk