Our new favourite queer electro-pop sensation 🔥
BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS
Finding a new queer artist is always a great start to any weekend. This time it’s the turn of Los Angeles based musician Heather Rivas, best known for her witty unfiltered lyrics, candid electro pop soundscapes and intimate vocals that capture a sense of yearning and ooze with attitude and charisma.
Her latest single Think of Me is about infatuation and realising you’re just into the idea of someone. Heather confides, “A lot of us have been in a place where we realise we’re late in communicating or we just avoid it all together because it’s uncomfortable. Most of the time, infatuation is pretty unhealthy and I don’t think most of us ever want to admit out loud that we’ve been infatuated with someone.”
Think of Me features fun, quirky instrumentation, with a confident bass-line and sassy vocals. Building into a gritty chorus, bursting with energy, Heather Rivas has something to say and we’re all listening.
Described as “Sylvan Esso meets Arlo Parks with a dash of Lily Allen” she’s creating genre-blending music inspired by the eclectic music scene that thrives in her hometown. She’s passionate about writing from her personal experiences and doesn’t hold back when it comes to the dynamics of relationships and how often so much can be left unspoken, whether that is tied to poor judgement, mental health, or discomfort with a situation.
We’ll be thinking about this catchy tune all weekend! 🎵
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