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Creative Edge – Interview – Chloey Rose

November 24, 2022

No matter the creative process or medium, we all write. A musician writes lyrics, sings songs and creates musical accompaniments. Welcome Chloey Rose, who delves into many creative forms.

1.  When did you start writing song lyrics?

 I started writing songs in my early teenage years and found music enabled me to express myself in a way I couldn’t without it.  I feel as humans we are all unique and we should embrace that! I enjoy watching how a song transforms from basic chords on the piano or guitar to something magical. When songwriting, I always maintain mystery behind the lyrics too, their deeper meaning remaining secret within my heart.

2. Where does your inspiration come from for your songs?

With every song I always find myself intending to share a message with the world, my songs attempt to work through significant moments in my life and those of others I have met, they are often reflective learning from experience and reiterate the power in self-belief. I am mainly inspired by the stories I hear, things I’ve experienced and collaborating with other artists/producers. I also draw inspiration from artists such as the very talented Kate Bush, Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift. I was introduced to Kate Bush’s music by my Dad from a young age and when I first heard her I knew she had this magical voice which was unusual and captivating. It’s amazing to see how much recognition she is currently receiving and how her music has been highlighted through the TV Strangers Things Series. And Yes, I’m obsessed with the show too HA!  Kate inspires me to strive to create my own sound and style without trying to be like anyone else.

3.  Do you start with a melody or the words?

When writing, I usually experiment with certain chords on the piano and what feels right. Then I start humming the melody and the lyrics develop. The beginnings of writing a song are always the most exciting for me because it’s the unknown and I usually just flow with the process and see where it takes me. I try to write songs naturally rather than mechanically, without forcing the structure of a song. Sometimes I choose lyrics that best express what I am feeling or experiencing at that time or words that will best deliver the story and imagery that I am portraying through song. Personally, I feel writing can show vulnerability in the writer as feelings and emotions are shared and depending on whether the content is biographical or fictional. In Hopes and Dreams I was able to reveal my passion for music and personal determination to strive to achieve my ambitions through song. I always maintain a little mystery around each song’s true meaning, which I believe enables people to create their own understandings and interpretations to the songs and what it means to them.

4.  Does your English heritage influence what you write?

It has definitely influenced my music, I feel a lot of my songs are inspired from the experiences I had in my hometown and the people I had met along the way. I am a Lincolnshire girl and I live on the outskirts of a historic fishing town Grimsby surrounded by the Lincolnshire Wolds and farmland. My songs such as Butterfly and Sky is Falling have a nature theme within them and many of my photographs include the background of fields and nature. Golden Sun my latest song release, supports a music video set in the beautiful English countryside. 

5. Which singers/bands did you listen to as a child?

One of the main artists I’ve been influenced by since growing up is the very quirky Kate Bush, her lyrics and music always tell a theatrical story filled with emotion. I feel her performances are always captivating which always makes her stand out against others, her talent and stage presence gave me inspiration to shape my own style and sound without trying to be like anyone else. I liked and still hold in high esteem many artists, but for me it is ‘great songs’ that show great passion and emotion that I connect with even as a young girl. For instance, the outstanding film Titanic influenced my passion for music and I have funny video footage on my sixth birthday belting out Celine Dion’s My Heart Will Go On. Other early footage of young Chloey Rose includes renditions of Sting’s Fields of Gold and Elton John’s Can You Feel the Love Tonight. 

6. How would you describe your musical style? 

I would describe my music as pop, adult contemporary with a theatrical twist and music that you could hear on the soundtrack of a film or television series. Several of my songs have a folk and country feel to them. 

7. What message do you want to convey with your music? 

I really hope to share messages which help others relate to whether happy or sad and music that is inspirational such as Butterfly. I would like people to feel the emotion within my songs and uplifted by my music. As a performing arts and drama teacher I understand the importance of supporting young people in reaching their full potential and setting and re-setting personal goals and striving to achieve them and I feel my music is reflective of these intentions and holds truth and honesty within. Most importantly I want my songs to be relatable and people to be able to feel the emotions within my song, such as the theme of love and relationships in Hearts on the Line. I consider different themes when songwriting but intend to reflect ‘life’ and its rewards, struggles, fears, hopes and dreams in my music. 

9. Will you continue exploring acting and modeling opportunities?

 Absolutely! I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to do acting and modelling as well as my music. I was fortunate to be Miss Lincolnshire 2018-19 and my modelling has provided great opportunities to perform charity work. I thoroughly enjoyed attending the House of Ikon at London Fashion Week in September and am grateful for all those who support me. Acting has also been a huge part of my life and I love to perform with theatre and film experience and always feel at home on the stage. I love the excitement and challenge of working on different projects and always try to be as open-minded as possible to whichever opportunity comes along as you never know who you may meet, and these experiences continue to inspire new creative ideas. 

10.   Do you have a message for your fans?

I  just wanted to say how grateful I am for their continued support over the years and how much it means the world to me to hear their feedback on all my songs. Thank you for appreciating my Music and I love you all! x

11. Where can people find you and your music?

The best places to fine me are on:

Facebook @ChloeyOfficial

Instagram @chloeyrose

Twitter @ChloeyOfficial

YouTube @Chloey Rose

Instagram @chloeyrose

TikTok @chloeyrosemusic


CHLOEY ROSE is a stunning, talented, and unique Musical Artist, Actress and Model. CHLOEY ROSE’s new single “Golden Sun” is out NOW on Spotify, Sound Cloud and all streaming networks. Her music video for “Golden Sun” was released September 16 on YouTube and all music video platforms.

As an actor CHLOEY played the lead role in the BBC First World War Musical production of GREENFIELDS and BEYOND. CHLOEY ROSE also was Awarded “Best Supporting Actress” in Action Film Challenge for her performance in the film GRIMSBY RV, directed by Rob Smith. As a model CHLOEY ROSE was crowned “Miss Lincolnshire” and in addition was a Finalist in “Miss Great Britain”. She placed 4th in the “50 Sexiest Men & Women in Lincolnshire”. ROSE also placed third in “Miss Northern U.K.” and was a finalist in the “Miss British Isles” beauty pageants

Your Hat, Your Class..?

April 1, 2013

Derbydefinition: 1) a horse race usually for three-year-old’s held annually; 2) a race or contest open to all comers; 3) a stiff felt hat with a dome-shaped top and narrow brim.

Man wearing bowler hat in 1916.

Man wearing bowler hat in 1916. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When I saw this word and it’s third definition, it occurred to me that a Derby is the same thing as a Bowler hat. So why the two names? During my investigation I found a great post.   – as it happens the Derby is the American name and Bowler is the English name for the same style of hat. It was interesting to read that the type of hat you wore denoted which class you belonged to. A status symbol of hats!

This snippet of information is one I will file away for possible future use. The mention of the style of hat worn by a character will characterize his status.





Obviously we all know the most famous bowler hat images of many Magritte‘s paintings. They are clever depictions but at the same time slightly disturbing as we are unable to see a face.

I enjoy abstracts and post impressionist artist’s work the most but art is subjective and everyone has their own taste.





Horse Racing

Horse Racing (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The other definition of horse racing, reminded me of a long weekend spent in Devon (England) with my brother and his friends. It was the first time I had actually attended a horse race, which is odd considering the nearest town to me growing up was Newbury, Berkshire. A well known race course and frequented by royalty and celebrities.

Our weekend in Devon was great fun and although I’m not a gambler I did manage to assist our host in winning. I chose the horse names and he placed the bets. We were treated to a very nice evening meal with his profits from the day.

A Mere Bagatelle…

February 2, 2013

Bagatelle – definition: 1) a French table game like billiards played with pins as obstacles. 2) something of little value or importance; a trifle. 3) a short and light musical composition, typically for the piano.


I have to admit I knew the first two definitions of this word but not the third. Although it’s not that surprising as I’m not musically inclined. Trying to learn to read music was not a strong point at school. However, I love listening to music and especially appreciate live performances. My musical tastes are to say the least – broad – from classical to rock to pop and everything in-between. This appreciation is due to my parents encouraging their children to listen to all types of music. I was lucky to be taken to numerous live performances of classical ensembles but my favorite was a birthday treat. My parents took me to the Royal Albert Hall in London to listen to a Beethoven concert (a favored composer). We dressed up, drank champagne and not only heard but also felt his incredible music vibrating around the magnificent dome and through our bodies. It was an exhilarating experience and is a treasured memory.

English: Royal Albert Hall, London, from Princ...

English: Royal Albert Hall, London, from Prince Consort Road. The steps lead to the Joseph Durham’s 1863 Memorial to the 1851 Exhibition, which is topped by a statue of Prince Consort Albert. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As I read the definition it struck me that there are two words within it that can be used for multiple definitions / uses. Firstly, of course bagatelle but also trifle, which is either triviality or a scrumptious dessert. How can the same word have multiple uses? No wonder English is thought to be a difficult language to learn! This is due to etymology – based on how the word is spelt you can make a guess where the word came from. After all England was conquered numerous times in its rich history as well as spread its language to all corners of the globe. Integration of other languages has formed ‘English’ into this unique form, which is further diversified by dialects.

With my curiosity piqued I began searching the Internet and came across this informative site. It gives some great definitions of words with multiple meanings.

Basic Definitions

When we start talking about words with multiple meanings, there are some basic definitions that we need to discuss first. Those definitions are the ones attached to homonyms, homophones, and homographs.

  • Homonyms are words, which have the same spelling and pronunciation, but have different meanings.
  • Homophones are words, which have the same pronunciation, but different spellings and meanings.
  • Homographs are words that are spelt the same, but have different pronunciations and meanings.

Since the topic of words with multiple meanings is so broad, we will cover examples from each of these three unique areas. What follows are lists of homonyms, homophones, and homographs, and an explanation as to why each word belongs in that category if it is not apparent from the spellings.


  • crane: That bird is a crane. They had to use a crane to lift the object. /She had to crane her neck to see the movie.
  • date: Her favorite fruit to eat is a date. Joe took Alexandria out on a date.
  • engaged: They got engaged on March 7th. The students were very engaged in the presentation.
  • foil: Please wrap the sandwich in foil. They learned about the role of a dramatic foil in English class.
  • leaves: The children love to play in the leaves. They do not like when their father leaves for work.
  • net: What was your net gain for the year? Crabbing is easier if you bring a net along.
  • point: The pencil has a sharp point. It is not polite to point at people.
  • right: You were right. Make a right turn at the light.
  • rose: My favorite flower is a rose. He quickly rose from his seat.
  • type: He can type over 100 words per minute. That dress is really not her type.


  • pale/pail
  • ate/eight
  • alter/altar
  • band/banned
  • buy/bye/by
  • red/read
  • blew/blue
  • boar/bore
  • canon/cannon
  • coarse/course
  • fair/fare
  • genes/jeans
  • foul/fowl
  • grate/great
  • in/inn
  • hour/our
  • knight/night
  • no/know
  • nose/knows
  • maize/maze
  • meddle/metal
  • rain/reign
  • sea/see
  • role/roll
  • their/there/they’re
  • veil/vale


  • read: She is going to read the book later. He read the book last night.
  • bass: They caught a bass. His voice belongs in the bass section.
  • bow: She put a bow in her daughter’s hair. Please bow down to the emperor.
  • minute: That is only a minute problem. Wait a minute!
  • learned: The class learned that information last week. He is a very learned individual.
  • sewer: The rats crept through the sewer. She is a fine sewer.
  • wound: They wound up the toy as soon as they got it. She received a wound from the punch.
  • does: He does his homework every night. There were many does in the forest.
  • wind: The wind swept up the leaves. Wind the clock up before you go to bed.
  • sow: A sow is a female pig. We’ll sow the seeds in springtime.

I hope you had as much fun with these as I did…words are our world.

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