“We’re misaligned. It’s paralysing.” Exploring the energetic forces that pull us together or keep us apart, Melbourne indie-pop artist Essie Holt drops a huge and compelling electro banger in new release Magnetise. Co-written and produced by Melbourne artist Fractures and mixed by Dave Hammer (Nicole Millar, Thundamentals), Essie explores both the heartache and liberation of moving out of alignment with those you love, forced and held apart firmly by your own necessary evolution.
“I wrote Magnetise with my good friend/collaborator Mark (Fractures) after I’d had a late night hanging out with a bunch of friends,” says Essie. “We’d been drifting for a while due to everyone going in their different directions after school, but the conversations that night really confirmed it was time for me to move on. Magnetise is me coming to terms with ending a long friendship, but also feeling a sense of closure and satisfaction. We really tried to capture both the feelings of sadness and empowerment in the production.”
Captured. Listen and reflect on who you’re drawn to like a magnet, and who the universe repels you away from, always for your own highest good.
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