Molly Payton has shared her new single ‘Asphalt’.
The New Zealand born songwriter hung out in London, immersing herself within the metropolis’s artistic communities, earlier than a heavy loss precipitated her to return residence. The creativity hasn’t stopped, nonetheless, together with her three-tracker ‘Compromise’ touchdown in late 2022.
Since then, she’s been working within the studio, not too long ago pairing up with shut buddy Oscar Lang on their duet ‘Bandits’. The 2 resume their artistic kinship on new single ‘Asphalt’, a bruised piece of pop truth-telling from a daring voice.
Opening out her new period, ‘Asphalt’ speaks from the guts, an artist who needs to work with out boundaries. Consequently, it repeatedly surprises, with Molly Payton capable of side-step customary songwriting tropes.
“Oscar Lang got here to New Zealand to go to over the Summer season, and it was the primary time we’d labored collectively correctly since we have been in highschool collectively in London. I knew I needed to start this venture with one thing that captured the sensation of how misplaced I used to be feeling. I wrote ‘Asphalt’ the best way I wrote once I was sixteen, in 20 minutes with none take care of construction or radio playability or something besides capturing that feeling of restlessness and hope. Asphalt is the track that made me love making music once more, and I’m so grateful to it for that.”
Out now, the track alerts an actual assertion of intent from its maker. “I picked it to be the primary single and shot the music video earlier than I met my new administration or a label,” she explains, “as a result of I knew nobody would need me to make it a primary single.”
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