Maisy Grace Releases Her Debut Album Based on A True Story

At just eighteen years old, Cornwall singer, songwriter Maisy Grace releases her debut album – Based On A True Story, following the success of her two 2023 singles; ‘I Never Needed Anyone’ and ‘Break It Down’. The 11-track album delivers all those feelings of summer, with tracks like ‘Something Different’ inspired by Maisy’s long love of surfing and the power of the Atlantic Ocean. ‘Feel Brand New’ provides a bold new vibe which embodies that ultimate summer anthem. 


The album, produced by London based Kouncilhouse, is titled Based On A True Story and tells tales of Maisy’s personal experiences of growing up, experiencing emotions from new love and heartbreak to the wanderlust of being young.

Growing up in Cornwall, Maisy has related much of her music to the place she loves the most. With her dulcet tones intertwining effortlessly with soft house beats; undoubtedly offering that sunset summer feeling, the album harmonises beautifully with Maisy’s home county. Maisy’s debut album features brand-new tracks, telling the story of making your way through life, with Maisy pouring her personal experiences and emotions into her lyrics, taking fans on a journey and giving an intimate glimpse into her life and thoughts.

Stand out tracks include ‘Show Me’ – an undeniable love song, explaining how it feels to want to spend all your time with that one person, before showing off Maisy’s other side, kicking into revenge-mode with ‘Don’t Mess With Me’. The range of the album provides gives a song for every moment.

Based On A True Story finishes with the lead song on the album ‘What Happened’ and is described by Maisy as an ‘in my feels’ song, which is all about being independent and not having to rely on anyone. A perfect finish coming from a true multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and rising star. 

Maisy Grace said, “I can’t quite believe that I am releasing an entire album, and I don’t think I will until I see that its actually out. It’s been such a great experience and I can’t wait for everyone to hear what Kouncilhouse and I have been working so hard on.”

Maisy is one of the most exciting newcomers on the block, receiving praise from CLUNK, NOTION, Reverb Radio, Listen With Monger and Essentially Pop, featuring as a spotlight artist on The Unsigned Guide, and has received regular radio play from BBC Introducing as well as a spin on BBC Radio 6 Music. Her deeply relatable songwriting, beautiful vocals and shimmering harmonies make Maisy one of the most promising young artists from not just the Cornish coast but the entire UK.

Maisy is a musical force to be reckoned with; effortlessly talented on piano, guitar and bass. She is also a talented songwriter and producer. The past couple of years have seen the young artist play a whole host of festivals, including Leopallooza, Boardmasters, Rock Oyster, Tunes In The Dunes and Great Estate, with recent performances at Shindig Festival and St Ives Food & Drink Festival.

Based On A True Story is released on 6 July on all streaming services, via Dirty Lemon Recordings.

Full Tracklisting – Based On A True Story

I Never Needed Anyone 

Break it Down 

Running Away

Show Me 

Something Different 



Feel Brand New 

Don’t Mess with Me

How Can I Be Sorry

What Happened

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