Watch as South Shields singer performs debut single inspired by coronavirus lockdown

A young South Shields musician has released her first single – inspired by the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th June 2020, 12:41 pm

Singer, songwriter Eve Trinity has released her first solo track written in unprecedented times while the country was still in lockdown due to outbreak of Covid-19.

The 18-year-old, whose full name is Eve Trinity Granlund, recently left Harton Academy Sixth Form and is due to begin studying Biology at Newcastle University in September.

Eve also plays bass in a band with her brothers Luke, 20, and Jake, 16.

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South Shields singer Eve Trinity has released her first single.

Name Trinity, they have been performing live together for two years – but have been practising since their much younger days.

Lockdown is Eve's first original track, which she wrote just weeks ago while at stuck home and was missing her family and boyfriend.

The lyrics reflect on the whole experience of the pandemic, from the early days of stockpiling toilet roll to the Clap for Carers tributes every Thursday.

But most of all it captures the heartbreak of being apart from loved ones and missing human contact.

Eve Trinity and boyfriend Callum Black. Their 'doorstep dates' during lockdown inspired the song.

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“I was missing seeing my family and boyfriend, I have only seen him from a distance for the last 12 weeks hence the lyric ‘door step dates’,” said Eve.

“We’ve been visiting each other from our doorsteps and now we’ve been able to go for a walk outside, but it’s been really difficult."

Her boyfriend, Callum Black, who she has been dating for nine months, is said to be among those who are a big fan of the song.

Eve with brothers Luke (left) and Jake in the band's early days.

“I was really scared before I put it out there, my dad had to force me to post in online,” she said.

“But it’s had a really good response, I’ve been surprised by how many people have listened to it.”

Lockdown is available on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes and Apple Music.

Here are the lyrics in full:

The band Trinity with Luke (left) and Ryan on drums, has been performing together for two years.

It’s a sign of the times

Everywhere the streets are bare

You’re on my mind

Covered faces empty places

I’m lonely here

Without you near

Two metres between us

Fear across the land

No toilet roll in shops

People have lost the plot

Unprecedented times mean you can’t step out of line

The enemy’s invisible so it’s hard to understand

Oh how I wish that I could just take your hand

Doorstep dates

Watching films back to back

Quizzes online

To help us pass the time

The weather’s been sunny

But now haircuts look funny

Schools are shut

The kids are going crazy

Birthdays are missed

Loved ones not kissed

Every Thursday we clap it’s just another week gone past

The enemy’s invisible so it’s hard to understand

Oh how I wish that I could just take your hand

It’s hard to feel motivated you’re frustrated you can’t take this anymore

But know this for sure

I’ll always be there for you even 2 metres apart

You should always know that you still have my heart

The enemy’s invisible so it’s hard to understand

Oh how I wish that I could just take your hand

Oh how I wish that I could just take your hand

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