Cook was born and raised in Toronto and has been singing for as long
as she can remember.
Emma is a graduate of grade 9 voice through
Western University's Conservatory of Music Program.Emma has honed her style and crafted her own original sound. Her songs
are extremely powerful and are complimented perfectly by her distinct
and intricate guitar playing. Emma's guitar playing expresses her
emotions almost as eloquently as her melodies and lyrics.
summer of 2003 saw the founding of Emmazing Records, Emma's own independent
label which she used to release her debut album entitled "Manifesto."
The stunning quality of the song-writing and the beautiful dynamics of
her voice really shine on thes record. Her lyrics are intelligent and
outspoken, covering issues such as womens rights and politics as well
as love and of course, fun. The songs range from simple arrangements
with guitar, voice and accordian, to more dynamic tunes with drums, bass,
keys and percussion.