The excellent Tabitha Benjamin - aka Detour City - has given us permission to premiere her new track 'A While', and we're about 99% sure you're gonna love it. We also had a chance to discuss a few things with Tabitha, including risks and being a woman in the music industry.

'A While' is taken from her Merlin (Everybody Knows) EP, which you can pick up here.

Where do you find inspiration?

I'm inspired by London - where there are all sorts of people doing all sorts of things. I also listen to music constantly - of all different types and from all over the world.

What risk would you take if you knew you could not fail?

I try to take risks especially when I think I might fail.

What's the most challenging thing you've ever created?

'Merlin (Everybody Knows)' the title track from my EP, has been on an epic journey of realisation. It started out as an acoustic song on the ukulele and has evolved through at least 10 different versions over the years.

What is something you believe that almost nobody agrees with you on?

I don't think many people realise how difficult it is still for women within the music industry to be taken seriously as writers, producers and architects of their own careers.

Lastly, could you talk to us a bit about 'A While' and how it came about?

'A While' is a song about trusting yourself. I wrote it at a time when I had to sacrifice a lot in order to be true to myself. It originally had a much bigger production, but the stripped back version instantly made me cry so I knew it had to be that way.