Everything seemed to be going Ella Vos' way. The LA songstress had racked up more than 100 million streams of her independently released debut. Then reality's cold, hard edge hit.

Ella was diagnosed with Lymphoma, and her world came crashing down around her.

Rather than give into despair, she lunged into her sophomore LP like never before. Music became, more than ever, her escape, her solace, her coping mechanism.

'Ocean' is the first taste of the bracing waves yet to come. Listen to it below, and look out for more from Ella Vos soon.