“Five Minutes With” Montreal-based singer-songwriter, Emi Jeen

Emi Jeen is a Montreal-based singer and songwriter. She burst into the alt-pop scene as a solo artist in late 2015, and in 2020 drew international attention with her debut EP as an Indie artist “The Other Side”. Recently, she released her last EP entitled “Why So Serious”, and we had the chance to catch up with her to find out more about it.

Emi Jeen


Emi Jeen


Alternative Pop



# of Albums:

2 EP

Latest Album:

“Why So Serious – EP”

Latest Single:

“Everything, Something, Nothing”

Latest Video:

Favourite musician growing up:

Metallica and Beyonce

Favourite musician now:

Halsey, she’s definitely an incredible live performer.

Guilty pleasure song:

Believer – Imagine Dragons

Live show ritual:

When I grab my in-ear monitors I put my crystals in the case while I perform.

Favourite local musician:

Charlotte Cardin

EP or LP?

LP Love to enter artist’s universe

Early bird or night owl?

Night Owl, but I try to still get up early to get the day rolling.

Road or studio?

Road! I love my suitcase, performing and meeting new friends!!

Any shows or albums coming up? 

You can check out my latest EP “Why So Serious”. Plus, I’ll be on tour in the Maritimes and Quebec in late November, early December.

Where can we follow you?

Instagram | TikTok | Facebook | Twitter


Rapid Fire Montréal Qs

Favourite local restaurant:

Satay Brothers

Favourite street in your city:

Saint-Paul Street (the architecture is just so beautiful)

Favourite park in your city:

Plage de l’Horloge, I think we’re lucky to have an awesome beach that is easy to access, with such a nice view.

Favourite music venue in your city:

Théâtre Corona

Favourite music store in your city:

Aux 33 Tours



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