Toronto-based multi-platinum artist and producer Elijah Woods is back, sharing an alluring new track, “Last Girl,” featuring the talented singer-songwriter MacKenzie Porter. The collaboration, now available on all streaming platforms, is a reimagined version of the song from Woods’ earlier Bright Orange Everglow EP.
Woods found the perfect vocal fit for “Last Girl” in Porter, whose sweet country touch enriches this cross-genre love song. Woods expressed his excitement over the collaboration, noting how Porter’s voice perfectly complemented the song’s mix of pop and country undertones. He believes that “Last Girl” lends itself naturally to a duet format, making this collaboration a seamless fit.
Porter shared mutual enthusiasm, expressing her admiration for Woods’ music and the unique blend of country lyricism and dreamy pop in “Last Girl.” She relished the opportunity to collaborate with a fellow Canadian artist of such caliber.
Elijah Woods is a name synonymous with talent and versatility in the pop music world. As a singer-songwriter, producer, and recording engineer, Woods has made a significant mark in the industry.
His music, characterized by catchy melodies, vivid lyrics, and crisp production, has earned him a reputation as one of pop’s most exciting solo stars and a sought-after collaborator.
With a career decorated with multiple platinum and gold records, 4x JUNO Award nominations, and a SOCAN 2022 Pop Award, Woods is on the brink of global stardom. In 2021, he dominated Billboard’s Canadian Emerging Artist Chart for over 35 weeks and is now attracting an international following. His independent success is evident in his staggering 250 million streams and a sold-out cross-Canada tour in Fall 2023.
Woods’ discography includes 3 EPs, with two released in 2023, ‘what if it was fun?’ and ‘bright orange everglow.’ His single “24/7, 365” from the latter EP became a global sensation, especially in Southeast Asia, highlighting his international appeal.
Canadian-born and Nashville-based, MacKenzie Porter is a rising star in the country-pop scene. Known for her Shania Twain-esque charm, Porter made a striking entry into the music world with her U.S. #1 duet “Thinking ‘Bout You” with Dustin Lynch. Her forthcoming debut album with Big Loud Records promises to showcase her distinct sound further.
Porter’s hit singles “Pickup” and “These Days” have earned her significant acclaim and awards, including a nomination for Breakthrough Female Video of the Year at the 2023 CMT Music Awards and Favorite Country Song at the 2022 American Music Awards. Porter continues to break records, being the first Canadian female artist in the 21st century to have six #1 songs on Canadian country radio and achieving a Top 10 on Canadian pop radio.
Not just a musical talent, Porter has also made her mark as an actress and has shared stages with renowned artists like Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, and Rascal Flatts. She is currently headlining her first Canadian tour, further solidifying her status as a force in the music industry.
Listen to “Last Girl” below!