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Samantha Heart - Single Review: Alaska

27 Nov 2020 // A review by Isla Norman

After years of "scribbling lyrics and humming melodies", Samantha Heart is ready to "call herself a musician". She's taken on this new identity with the goal of staying honest, especially when it's difficult. Samantha "doesn't want to be a polished pop star". She wants to muse on life through "silvery melodies and authentic lyrics".

Heart has hit the ground running with the catchy and whimsical Alaska. The track begins by exploring the desire for change. Samantha discusses the want to move away, cut her hair and be "known by somebody new". It's a sentiment we can all connect with.

Alaska begins mellow and pensive, before dropping into a groovy second section. The introduction of a kit and second guitar lines gives Alaska development. The production comes alive with ringing guitars in the second chorus.

Samantha Heart showcases her ability as both a lyricist and musician with a charming first release. I look forward to following her musical journey as she develops as an artist.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Samantha Heart

Singing as Samantha Heart, Sam is finally calling herself a musician. After scribbling lyrics and humming up melodies throughout her life - but being too afraid to share them - she's now ready to bring them into the light.

Samantha's goal is to be honest - especially when it's hard. She doesn't want to be a polished pop star, she wants to be real, go deeper, and muse on life through silvery melodies and authentic lyrics.


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