Tamara Schlesinger, singer and performer better known as MALKA, is a tutor on our BA (Hons) Music Business and BA (Hons) Songwriting courses. Her latest record, Breakout, has received great reviews and support: the track has been played on BBC Radio 6 countless times during the last weeks and the video has been premiered by The Independent and other online music magazines. The song has also been crowned Record Of The Day.
In regards to the song, she said: "The track is about overcoming adversity. When writing the song, I was imagining what it must feel like for someone to escape a horrendous situation, whether personal or political and to finally feel free. It has been impossible to sit back and watch the state of the current political climate and to not feel moved to write about it - even if it is hidden inside a 3 minute pop song."