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Pop Artist Viana Releases Retro Visual to Money-Hungry Track “About the Money”

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In a time of uncertainty for musicians everywhere, pop artist Viana chose to dive straight into her work in the midst of the pandemic. Her latest single, “About the Money,” is available to stream across DSPs today, with a celebratory music video available to watch on Viana’s official YouTube channel.

Despite being recorded and written in the dead and isolating New England winter, “About the Money,” sonically, is a vacation getaway, with an underlayer of rich retro soul production. The music video, directed by Chris Cole, perfectly encapsulates the aura of “About the Money,” and the desire to stay afloat in a money-hungry world. 

 

Viana centered the track around what it felt like to be a working musician during a time where there seemed to be no hope for live music. 

 

I wrote this during the pandemic when it seemed like there was really no hope in sight for working musicians. I was living with my producer at the time and was just worrying about being able to survive financially. I don’t even care about money or material things, I just wanted to not have to worry and to be able to do what I love. But as the song says, someone has to get paid. I wanted the song to feel like I was driving down the Southern Cali coast line in a classic car, even though I’m singing about being broke and how messy things were feeling. We wrote and recorded ‘About the Money’ at my house in the woods during the Winter and it turned into a total listen to it when it’s sunny out type of song. I wouldn’t have it any other way.”Viana

Viana represents what it means to be 100% yourself, embracing both your strengths and flaws. She pushes her listeners to quit trying to fit into a certain mold and to create what feels right. After years of fronting rock bands, Viana decided to venture off and start writing her own music about whatever she personally needs to digest. With a style influenced by a combination of being a sucker for a catchy melody, yet still bringing a natural edge brought on by years of being a front woman of her band, this Gemini’s sound has a few different sides. Viana’s mission through music is to connect with people and remember that self expression should be about going with your gut and listening to your own instincts. Viana’s fierce independence has led to the shedding of her past and the incubation of this unapologetically Viana project: new, honest, and always true to who she is. 

Viana’s newest single “About The Money” is available to stream on all DSPs today. 

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Artist Lexxi Saal Is The Crossroad of Soul and Pop in Latest Single “Bang!”

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Lexxi Saal is an emerging LA-based recording artist whose music is bliss pop perfection with a raw attitude. Her newest single, “Bang!” is absolutely addictive – the kind of song that encapsulates all the drama with a martini. As a songwriter, Lexxi Saal has penned for notable pop acts such as Ava Max, and numerous CPOP and KPOP artists. It doesn’t stop there though: you may have heard her songs on shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, The Hills, Dynasty and more. 

I had the chance to talk with Lexxi about her newest single, and the inspiration behind her music and more. 

Congrats on the release of “Bang!” What was the inspiration behind the track? 
The inspiration behind the track was wanting to incorporate “going out with a bang” somewhere in the story line, and the rest just started flowing. “Bang!” has a cinematic feel to it.

What was the creative process for this song like? 
Cinema and soul are a power combination. I love adding the drama and hard hits to portray the song in a cinematic way. 

What has been the most exciting part of releasing “Bang!”?
Being able to put the music that I believe in out is such a freeing feeling. Every time I have a release I get excited for my listeners to hear my sound as it evolves throughout each song I write. 

Who are some of the artists you draw inspiration from? 
I am inspired and musically influenced by Amy Winehouse and Leon Bridges. I am a sucker for some soulful raw talent. 

What has been the most surreal moment for you in your musical career so far? 
Being able to collaborate and be in the room with such talented people is something I am so grateful for and makes the moments of creating music that much more special. 

What’s next for you and your musical journey?
I am writing and releasing more music. Also working on an exciting project that I can’t wait to share with everyone SOOOOOON. 

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Nikitaa Releases Single and Music Video, “Boomerang”

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The transcontinental Pop Star continues to build a massive multi-lingual discography

Mumbai-LA-based pop singer-songwriter, Nikitaa, has released her latest single and accompanying music video, “Boomerang.” After a successful year of releases and a Netflix track feature, Nikitaa continues to build a massive multi-lingual goddess pop discography.

“Boomerang” was written and produced by Nikitaa and is her cathartic release and declaration of freedom from a delusional ex. After trying to make a friendship work with her ex, Nikitaa realized the relationship was more parasitic than mutualistic and it was time to cut ties.

Using guitar samples that reminded her of motion comics and superhero storylines, she parts ways with her usual upbeat pop sound for this single, choosing to lean more towards the hip-hop genre. Nikitaa collaborated with American rap duo, Flyana Boss, on “Boomerang.” The all-women hip-hop track penned by Nikitaa has also been co-written by Flyana Boss.

Opening up on the collaboration, Nikitaa said: “I went to music school with both Bobbi and Yinka and I’ve been watching them put out hit after hit since they’ve come together as Flyana Boss! They write so cleverly, unapologetically, and authentically. I have their music on repeat on my phone all the time. They were the natural first choice for me! So I hit them up, sent them the demo and they loved it!”

Nikitaa, who describes “Boomerang” as her personal “cord-cutting ritual,” wanted her listeners to hear the lyrics as a story and feel as if they were experiencing escaping this shady character she’s singing about firsthand. Continuing on her path to show her listeners a different side of herself, she put the darker-sounding single and music video together all at once, defying her normal songwriting routine and instead let her anger pour out freely and form itself into the perfect mixture of beauty and pain.

Intertwining cinematic sounds with a true orchestral bass instead of synth also helped her create the contrasting sound she had imagined.

“Overall, it’s an aggressive sound, but the vocals are still pretty, with some sparkle. I fell in love with the contrast and it reminded me of Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ but with a sonically darker palette.” -Nikitaa

Born and raised in Mumbai, singer-songwriter Nikitaa, who has spent her recent years in LA mastering her art, is poised to be a breakthrough star on the independent music scene, creating a witty blend of sassy melodies, partnered with powerful lyrics that give added depth to each of her compositions. Nikitaa combines ethereal Pop/RnB with a subtle nod to the South-Asian soundscape to bring a new genre she calls Goddess Pop.

In 2020, the transcontinental pop singer has put out more than 4 singles – “Tum Aur Main”, “Universe,” “Goddess,” and “Clutch” and sang for a Netflix film Masaba Masaba and she promises not to stop.

A born entertainer, with the ability to transcend language, culture, and ethnicity, Nikitaa’s self-proclaimed mission as an artist is to break down barriers, shatter stereotypes and bring people together under the universal language of music.

DVBBS, GATTÜSO and Alida Encourage Living In The Moment With “Leave The World Behind.” Out Now on Ultra Records

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DVBBS teams up with GATTÜSO and Norwegian singer/songwriter Alida for an upbeat, dance-worthy single – “Leave The World Behind.” Opening with soulful vocals as Alida belts out lyrics that inspire listeners to live in and appreciate the present moment, DVBBS and GATTÜSO phase in a groovy downtempo bassline that leaves room for the track’s soaring melodies to shine through. “Leave The World Behind” follows DVBBS‘ recent single “Losing Sleep” with Powfu, as well as “Girl Next Door” with SK8 and Wiz Khalifa, and teases the Canadian duo’s forthcoming studio album. NYC-based artist GATTÜSO worked earlier with the likes of Steve AokiR3HABLaidback Luke and released on ArmadaCYB3RPVNKEnhancedDim MakSpinnin’ and more, before joining Ultra Records‘ roster. Listeners may recognize Norwegian singer/songwriter Alida as the voice behind Robin Schulz‘s “In Your Eyes” and “One More Time.”

Proud to be a part of this powerhouse release. The blend of musical taste goes deep through this record, and we can’t wait for people to hear it in all different parts of the world.” – DVBBS

Songs often take a long time to come together and I feel strongly that this one has been worth the wait. DVBBS and I started sending each other music in March of 2020. We’ve been looking for the right song to work on for almost 18 months. I have watched Alida grow over the last four years, and in the last year I have continued to be blown away with her vocals and songwriting. I really love collabs like this because it puts everyone’s music in front of new fans and brings a lot of energy to the release and I believe this is a big one. This song made its way from Norway, to NY, to LA and now it is ready to blast off… and ‘Leave The World Behind!’” – GATTÜSO

Leave The World Behind‘ is a song about finding comfort in each other even if everything else surrounding you is falling apart.” – Alida

Only a few producers have risen to the top in the electronic music scene as quickly as DVBBS, who captured the industry’s attention with hits like “Tsunami” and “Not Going Home” and never let it go. The Canadian brothers Alex and Christopher have been continuously cultivating their sound since their debut in 2012 and have racked up an impressive display of collaborations with renowned names from diverse musical backgrounds, such as blackbear24kGoldnJasmine ThompsonBellyNERVOJuicy J, and more. DVBBS continue to prove there’s nothing they can’t accomplish. Their hits such as “La La Land,” “Gold Skies,” and the breakthrough “Angel” are staples in every dance music fan’s library. Prior to the global pandemic, DVBBS performed a staggering 250 dates per year at some of the world’s hottest music festivals and top-tier clubs, including TomorrowlandEDC Las VegasUltra Music FestivalHakkasan Las Vegas or Ibiza‘s Amnesia, and Ushuaia. Throughout their career, DVBBS has proved they are relentlessly dedicated to expanding their global footprint and bringing cutting-edge new music to their listeners.

New York City-based DJ, producer, and remixer GATTÜSO is quickly making a name for himself on the global dance music scene. He hit the ground running in summer 2018 with his first original production, “Who We Are,” and in just over a year’s time, he signed an exclusive record deal with legendary dance music label Ultra Music. Appearing 3 times on Billboard Dance Radio chart, his songs have been streamed over 250M times on Spotify and Apple Music, have been released on ArmadaEnhanced MusicSpinnin RecordsFuture House MusicUltra Records, and have been regularly featured on the top editorial playlists. He has received strong support for his remixes for Sam Feldt and R3HAB, whose hit “Lullaby” with Mike Williams propelled GATTÜSO to the cover of Spotify‘s influential “mint” playlist. His music has been endorsed by top artists such as TiestoR3HABGalantisSam FeldtSteve AokiLaidback Luke, and many more. GATTÜSO closed out 2020 with strong momentum, with his latest release on Ultra Records, “Bring That Back,” on multiple New Music Fridays around the world, and currently at #1 on Spotify’s Dance Rising playlist. His collaboration with R3HAB, “Creep,” was the first official Mint Single in the exclusive Spotify Singles series and was featured on 40 New Music Fridays around the world. The song has been streamed almost 90M times to date and continues to grow.

Alida is a songwriter, vocalist, and artist from Norway, now based in Los AngelesCalifornia. Her passion for singing and creating music began at a young age. At nine years old, Alida started to sing alone in her room, recording herself with a tape recorder. While in secondary school, she decided to focus on music and began to fine-tune her pursuit. It was then when she learned the piano and began writing her own songs. Upon relocating to Los AngelesAlida began collaborating with various producers, songwriters, and artists, including Noonie BaoAxidentBig TasteThe OrphanageCheat CodesThe MonarchLoren GrayRollo, and Robopop, to name a few. The Norwegian singer co-wrote and was featured on Robin Schulz‘s single “In Your Eyes‘” which peaked at #1 on US Dance Radio & #5 on European Radio charts. Earlier releases include features and co-writing jobs on Matoma‘s “Embrace Your Life” and “Home Now” by Yves VAlida is an extremely versatile topliner and, with strength in lyric, melody, and concept, can pen records wholly on her own with ease, and she is only getting started.

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Sevenn Debuts on Purple Fly with “The Hills” in Collaboration with Flaremode and DLAY. A Perfect Dance/Electronic Cover of The Weeknd’s Timeless Hit

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Hot on the heels of the Purpley Fly‘s first-ever single “Miami” from BLVD. and Fatman Scoop, the NFT-fueled imprint is back with another unusual collaboration. US-based SevennItalian duo Flaremode, and Swedish producer DLAY join forces for a progressive house-influenced cover of The Weeknd‘s “The Hills.” Opening with groovy, deep melodies and distorted vocals, the track reels the listener in with driving basslines – making for a dancefloor-friendly, dance/electronic version of the sultry original. Sevenn is known for his hit “BOOM” with Tiësto, while Flaremode has released on labels such as Smash The HouseSpinnin’ RecordsRevealed Recordings, and more. Keep an eye out for more from these talented artists, and Purple Fly coming soon! Make sure to check out the NFT drops for “The Hills” on Purple Fly‘s website on June 11 and July 08.

Expanding musical horizons and challenging sonar stereotypes, ‘The Hills‘ is a fresh new taste of The Weeknd‘s classic. With a driven dark melodic beat, it promises to take you for a drive down the golden coast, or a boat ride in the Caribbean.“- Sevenn

Purple Fly is an independent imprint utilizing cryptocurrency’s hottest frontier as a platform for the spectrum of electronic music. The label’s goal is to support collaborations of all forms of art, connecting music and stunning visuals for an immersive experience that spans the sonic realms of trance to trap. The latest release comes from Kevin Brauer, who has exploded into the international electronic music stage as Sevenn. In his repertory, he has four global hits: “Colors Of The Rainbow” produced in collaboration with Kathy, and successful releases such as “BYOB” and “The Wall,” produced with Alok, which reached over 50 million streams. Sevenn‘s massive collaboration with Tïesto “BOOM” debuted on Ultra Music Festival Miami in 2017. The single’s 2018’s version with Gucci Mane on the vocals had peaked #14 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic charts amassing over 120 million streams on SpotifySevenn played at some of the world’s most celebrated festivals, such as TomorrowlandLollapalooza, and Creamfields.

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Sug Daniels Releases New Single “Heavy” Backed By New Record Label Weird Sister Records

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What do you do when you fall in love with a friend after a tough breakup? Sug Daniels seeks to answer this question in her newest single,Heavy.” 

Heavy is the horrible awkwardness of having romantic desires for a friend but not being sure if the feeling is mutual. “This song is all the things I’m still too chicken shit to admit,” Daniels writes. “I think people, queer and otherwise, can relate to the fear of holding a torch for someone when they are in a sensitive place in their life.” 

The leading single serves as the first glimpse into Sug Daniels’ forthcoming EP Franklin Street, slated for release this fall through Weird Sister Records. The Franklin Street EP is also the first time Daniels is producing a body of work on her own. 

Sug Daniels is a singer, songwriter, and producer who is using the tools around her to capture the emotions of an era. Daniels’ work is as colorful, vulnerable, and charismatic as her personality. She thoughtfully combines elements of folk, R&B, and low-fi alternatives to create personal and tender music interlaced with messages of truth and positive change. 

Growing up in the rural town of Smyrna, Delaware, Daniels had felt first-hand both the extreme joy and the major isolation that many LGBTQ+ people experience in Southern Baptist-style churches. After coming out, she left the church but continued her journey armed with the love of powerful music and celebration of community. She currently resides in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, continuing to create music to share and inspire those around her.  After leading two successful musical projects, Hoochi Coochi and FlowCity, Sug Daniels has set out to create solo music that reflects her current views and personal stories. 

On top of dropping her new single, Daniels is also celebrating her signing with Weird Sister Records, becoming the first signed artist on the label’s roster. 

Sick and tired of the white dude music business machine, Deanna DiLandro and Madison Hetterly created Weird Sister Records, a label model that provides a safe space to women, trans and non binary people in creative industries. With a commitment to being an anti-racist organization that encourages equity, diversity and anti-racist actions in the music industry, DiLandro and Hetterly developed Weird Sister Records in order to amplify the voices of BIPOC artists and creators.

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, Daniels is excited to have Weird Sister Records backing her for the launch of Heavy.”

“I am so eager and excited to make history with Weird Sister Records. They encourage my creativity and support my desire to tell my stories the way I want them told. Collaborating with them has been an exciting cycle of ideas and mutual admiration. I see great things in all our futures.” – Sug Daniels

Be sure to stream Heavy on all streaming services and watch the official music video for “Heavy” on Sug Daniels’ YouTube channel.

 

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Sarah Barrios Releases Full Version of Her Viral TikTok Track, “IH8EVERY1”

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May 26th, 2021 (New York, NY): Sarah Barrios has released her latest single, “IH8EVERY1”. This song was created as part of Sarah’s “You Ask, I Write” series on TikTok with a short snippet initially shared on May 3rd of this year. After its viral response on TikTok with over 3 million plays and over 650k likes, Sarah had to release the full version.

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“Fairytales are hard to believe sometimes, especially if your prince or princess charming doesn’t turn out to be who you hoped them to be. It’s easy to give up on love and hope altogether and can make you feel like it’s you against the world. But every once in a while, you meet someone you don’t mind being around, and you start to feel that small sliver of hope. That’s what this song is about.” – Sarah Barrios

“IH8EVERY1” was written by Sarah with Wyatt Sanders and produced by Evan Gartner. The release of “IH8EVERY1” comes shortly after her single, “Have We Met Before?” featuring Eric Nam. The latter garnered a lot of attention on streaming platforms and receiving praise from outlets such as Teen Vogue, Ones to Watch, Sweety High, and many more. She is definitely one you want to keep an eye on.

 

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ABOUT SARAH BARRIOS

Sarah Barrios is a breath of fresh air. With her unapologetically sweet voice, infectious melodies, and playful pop musicality. A proud reading enthusiast, her approach is akin to that of writing a novel. Weaving together stories with raw human emotion, Sarah wins her audience at first listen with a textured experience of imagery and color. Influenced by an intelligently diverse spectrum ranging from Jane Austen to Sci-Fi books, The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac to Jon Bellion and Paramore, Sarah’s music evokes both nostalgia and anticipation for the future. After years of songwriting with the likes of Zara Larsson, Alec Benjamin, Why Don’t We, Rita Ora, Andy Grammer, etc., Sarah is stepping out on her own.

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DVBBS Sample Yebba For New New Dance-Pop Crossover “Lose My Mind” – New Track From Their Forthcoming Album “SLEEP”

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DVBBS once again demonstrate their dynamic production prowess with their new single “Lose My Mind,” a dance-pop crossover that features a sample from Yebba‘s original Sofar Sounds recording of “My Mind” and doesn’t sacrifice any emotive substance. Opening with a groovy, soft bassline featuring guitar instrumentals, “Lose My Mind” quickly stakes its claim; DVBBS ups the ante during the drop with soaring cinematic synths and goosebump-inducing vocals from the original “My Mind” recording. The new track is a follow-up to the duo’s recently released club record “Fool For Ya” from their forthcoming album “SLEEP,” which will be released later this year on Ultra RecordsDVBBS‘ previous singles include “I Don’t” with Johnny Orlando on Universal Music, “Too Much” with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike on Smash The House as well as their 2020’s summer anthem “Tinted Eyes,” featuring blackbear and 24kGoldn, which is about to surpass 50 million streams on Spotify.

This record means a lot to us… and is one of our favorites records to date.” – DVBBS

Few producers have risen to the top in the electronic music scene as quickly as DVBBS, who captured the industry’s attention with hits like “Tsunami,” “IDWK,” and “Not Going Home” and never let it go. The Canadian brothers Alex and Christopher have been continuously cultivating their sound since their debut in 2012 and have racked up an impressive display of collaborations with renowned names from diverse musical backgrounds. From hip hop superstar Juicy J to the NERVO twins, DVBBS continues to prove there’s nothing they can’t accomplish. The brothers have played everywhere from Lollapalooza to Tomorrowland, though they’ve been busy in the studio during the global pandemic. Keep an eye out for more new music from DVBBS coming to airwaves near you!

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Emerging Alt Pop Artist Violette Releases Electric New Single “Stop”

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Fans can have a glimpse into what’s to come for Violette with her new synth pop track “Stop,” which premiered exclusively on Global Money World. What originally started as an experiment, “Stop” would go on to become the first single off her forthcoming debut EP, In her beauty lies my death and my life, which is set for release on August 13, 2021. Violette describes the track as the song that sets up the rest of the EP and its storytelling:

“It started as an experiment, just making different sounds with my rings tapping a wine glass and random guitar noises. It was through this song that we figured out what the EP was going to be about, both sonically, lyrically, and narratively

“I wanted to be able to put my diary out there without being so explicit and really tell different stories and put you in different places and different moods without having it explicitly say ‘This is the situation,’ but to kinda paint more of a picture and put you in a world.” – Violette

Creating innovative music that tells a timeless story is a difficult feat, but for Violette, the ability to harness both originality and universality is the underlying strength that defines her artistry. After a successful chapter of her career as a rock-pop front woman, Violette is stepping into the spotlight of her own stage, opening the curtains to reveal a solo project that is a bright reinvigoration of her past achievements. A force that is as bold and brave as it is alluring and enchanting, the Baltimore-based singer/songwriter has cultivated an inspired, anthemic sound that captures a rare balance of daring fearlessness and refined sensibility, savoring strongly of a woman of perceptiveness who has much to say, and a world that is eager to listen.

Violette’s debut EP, In her beauty lies my death and my life, is set to release August 13th of this year. The EP’s leading single “Stop” is now available to stream on all DSPs.

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Cooper Phillip’s New Pop Anthem of Empowerment

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Cooper Phillip’s “Not Perfect” is an empowering track narrates embracing your true self and knowing your self-worth. Cooper Phillip has garnered acclaim from the likes of Hollywood Life, Earmilk and PopDust to name a few. She is also known as an Instagram influencer and has gone viral on Spotify and YouTube, receiving over 15 million streams to date. 

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Russian born, Los Angeles based pop soul artist Cooper Phillip succeeds in capturing the undivided attention of listeners across the globe. With her intense drive, soaring vocals and passionate songwriting, Phillip is elevating herself to the top of her genre. 

Born in a small town in Russia to a family of accomplished classical musicians, her early years were shaped being raised by her grandmother and aunt while her mother, a master violin player, toured around the world with various symphonies. This separation led Phillip to take comfort in music where she was enamoured  by the vocal stylings of Ella Fitzgerald. A young Phillip taught herself Fitzgerald’s songs inside and out, noticing every nuance of phrasing and jazz intonations. Phillip eventually enrolled at the prestigious Moscow State Classical Academy where she studied classical piano, music theory, harp, jazz, blues, ballet and voice. The songstress worked diligently to expand her vocal range and control, taking everything that came in her path and feeding off of the challenge. 

Recognizing her daughter’s talent and charisma, Phillip’s mother gave up her flourishing career to accompany a young Cooper on tour throughout Russia. Determined to pursue an international career in music, Phillip moved to New York City at the age of 17. With barely a dollar to her name, the singer worked and hustled, performing in weddings and clubs and sleeping in the storeroom of a restaurant where she sang. It wasn’t easy but she would not be deterred. After a few years in the city, Phillip jumped at an opportunity to sing at an important gig in Los Angeles. She never went back. 

Phillip’s music features an underlying theme of strength, grace and empowerment. “I believe we underestimate ourselves often and our fear takes over. My goal is to show people that they are stronger and can do much more than they think they can”, she admits. Using true life stories, hardships and experiences, the songwriter emits authenticity and courage throughout her music. 

Cooper Phillip has seen success with her previous single garnering over 10 million listens online. She has also developed an impressive and loyal fanbase, particularly on social media and has performed at some of Los Angeles most prestigious venues. 

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Pop-Singer CAROLINE Drops New Single

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Pop-singer CAROLINE drops new single, “We Should Break Up”, to give her fans, CAROLINE’s BFFs, an uplifting jam as they stay home and stay safe. Her single is dedicated to the moment when you know something just isn’t right, and it’s time for a change. This relaxed pop song gets you dancing and crying at the same time. Stream her single now for real lyrics and dance worthy tunes. 

Based in Los Angeles, she appreciates all styles of music and brings authenticity to her lyrics with her southern roots of North Carolina, and living through the teenage experience. Her connection not only to music, but to her fans is constant and deep. She shares her advice with her BFFs on her diary blog. 

Even during quarantine, the artist made her own music video alongside her single release. 

The young artist has gained millions of streams, and her song “Already There” is a viral TikTok sound for thousands of viewers. Through her music, CAROLINE delivers personal and passionate lyrics alongside her upbeat melodies. To pair with her music she has created a daily music video series on YouTube. She strives to bring positivity to her fans and to help them through mental health struggles, hoping her music makes their day a little brighter.

The singer also promotes a life style brand, The Caroline Collection, encouraging girls to express themselves. Her slogan is “Making You Feel Glittery” and her site features her clothing and inspired fans. Don’t miss out on this entrepreneurial singer as she makes her debut across the nation. Get to know CAROLINE as she goes live weekly on Instagram and remains in touch with her fans to wait out the crisis together. 

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Olivia Lunny Gives a Peek into Her Diary in New Single “Bedsheets”

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If there is anyone to keep an eye out for it is Olivia Lunny! The rising Canadian pop singer is having a defining moment and her ride is just getting started. Olivia’s musical journey began at the tender age of 12. Over the years, her music evolved with her. This latest era of her artistry is proving to be her most exciting. With upbeat electro-pop hits such as “I Got You” and “Think of Me” claiming spots on worldwide charts, Olivia Lunny is sharing her most personal song yet with her newest release of   “Bedsheets.”

Cliché : How have you been keeping busy during this time at home? 

Olivia Lunny: I’ve been doing lots of fitness live stream workouts and meditations. I also recently discovered my love for baking and cooking! I’ve been writing lots of course, too!

The cover of “Lean on Me” to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross towards COVID19 relief efforts and initiatives was such a beautiful video! What was it like to be a part of that with so many of your fellow Canadian artists? 

It was truly an honour to be a part of a project with such incredible artists representing our amazing country. As far apart as we are right now, it’s been so beautiful to come together with others to spread the message of hope.

Has the new socially distant way of life changed your perspective about the importance of music in the world? 

It 100% has! Although the logistics of concerts and writing sessions are very different now, they’re still made possible with technology! As everyone is growing antsy at home, I think it’s an amazing thing to be able to share music and assure others that they’re not alone in what they’re going through. Emotions are universal and so is music. 

Talk about your new song “Bedsheets”

Bedsheets is actually my favourite song I’ve written to-date. It’s a very honest and vulnerable tune and essentially a diary entry of mine. Everyone who has listened thus far has said the song makes them feel a lot of emotion. That’s ultimately my goal with the music I create and share. I’m so excited to put this song out into the world!  

 

“Bedsheets” discusses the yearning for a connection but realizing that sometimes it is best to move on. Does it feel therapeutic to write about something so personal? Is it a part of your healing process?

Music has always been a positive vice for me. When I’m having trouble navigating a situation or feeling a lot of emotions, picking up the guitar and singing has always helped me better understand myself. Music is such a beautiful thing, I’m so grateful for how it’s helped me grow and become the person I am today!

You have been writing music from such a young age! How have your musical inspirations/ influences evolved as you have gotten older?

I grew up with my dad always introducing me to classic bands such as The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton etc. As I grow older I still love those bands but also love digging and discovering new bands. I’ve been a fan of “The Paper Kites” for years now, Ingrid Michelson was an early influence on my writing. It’s crazy how many artists there are in the world. How exciting we get to continue discovering new ones as the years go on!

What can we expect from you next? 

Lots of new music! I’m so excited to finally have a clear idea of my artist identity. I can’t wait to share these upcoming songs and a possible project at the end of summer! STAY TUNED xx

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