Premiere: Maggie Miles Shares New Single “Be Good”
Sophomore LP The Lack Thereof Out Might seventeenth
Might 15, 2023
Later this week, Nashville alt pop singer/songwriter Maggie Miles is ready to share her upcoming sophomore album, The Lack Thereof. After her 2020 debut, Am I Drowning or Am I Simply Studying to Swim, her latest file expands deeper into Miles herself, providing a extra realized imaginative and prescient of Miles as a songwriter and an individual. Sonically, the file encompasses formative influences from the ‘90s, akin to grunge, dance music, and alt rock, incorporating them into her shimmering alt pop soundscapes. Equally although, the file is a doc of Miles’ personal adjustments, akin to her shifting sense of self and a private disaster of religion.
The total file is out on Might seventeenth, however forward of the discharge Miles has shared a string of recent tracks, with the title observe arriving in March. In the present day, she’s again with one final single from the file, “Be Good,” premiering with Beneath the Radar.
Miles goes in an introspective course with “Be Good,” singing above some meditative keys, spacious manufacturing, and chilled R&B beats. It’s laid-back and meditative but additionally sports activities some refined pop hooks and sharp guitar strains weaved inside the nocturnal instrumentation. The outcomes are exceedingly easy, delivering a quietly anthemic model of honeyed alt pop. Amidst all of it, Miles delivers heartfelt confessions, exploring how she isolates herself and asking for kindness and assist from her family members: “Can’t really feel my very own limbs / Suppose I’m too out of it / Afraid of my very own pores and skin / What’s fallacious? / How does this occur? / Phantom within the second / Praying for affliction / Be good”
Miles says of the observe, “‘Be Good’ is the primary observe on the file that pulls from a human relationship. I used to be feeling unseen and perhaps a bit terrified of myself right now in my life. The refrain is me requesting grace relating to my psychological well being and the tumultuousness it might probably toss at me, and at instances due to proximity to them, these I like. ‘Be good’ to me as a result of I’m definitely not. I don’t consider it’s all hopeless ultimately both, the music turns into an anthem that I’m singing to myself, as a result of talking kindness sufficient over your self can actually shift your mindset. I feel it turns from the opposite occasion, to an inside music as properly. A private-anthem, if you’ll.”
Try the music under. The Lack Thereof is out all over the place on Might seventeenth.