Jacqueline Kroft – Tempest in a Teacup (2021)

A cup of tea can offer untold comfort from the storms that often threaten to engulf us. Jacqueline Kroft has taken the comfort offered and wrapped it around some playful yet bittersweet tones in ‘Tempest in a Teacup’. With a touch of cinematic tones, she uses her passionate style to bring happy discoveries and romance in isolation to our ears.

While Kroft has a classical piano background, her curious and adventurous nature shines through in her music. Using a unique lyrical approach, she creates eclectic compositions that embrace you while bringing her emotions to beautiful life. With a look at love at a distance, this single brings the unique touches of her music to a relatable emotional landscape.



‘Tempest in a Teacup’ grabs your attention with a very interesting melodic arrangement. The melody is atmospheric and you can almost feel the electricity of an oncoming storm. There are swelling tones that bring the richness of theatre to the dark depths of alt-pop and jazz tones. Through the movement of the melody, you can almost see the swirling clouds of a storm as it gathers. The arrangement of the music brings a dramatic flair to the song as the pressure of the storm builds before gentling as light breaks through the clouds.

As you are drawn into the stormy atmosphere of the melody, Kroft’s vocals are smooth and powerful. Her voice withstands the swirling of the melodic storm while filling you with her passionate consideration of love through isolation. There is a retro feeling to her performance but this is edged with a more contemporary nu-jazz sound. Combined with the melody, the vocals bring an eclectic listening experience that pulls and sighs against your senses. Woven into the performance is a raw emotive power that eases its way into your chest without you even realising.

Jacqueline Kroft uses an experimental fusion soundscape to pull you into a ‘Tempest in a Teacup’ while passionately considering love in isolation. The melodic arrangement is a combination of melodic elements that brings an atmospheric and dramatic flair. Her vocals slice through the swirling storm of music before wrapping you in her passionate considerations.

Find out more about Jacqueline Kroft on her website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Spotify.

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