Annie O’Malley on “Celebrations & Obsessive Thaughts”: Hyperpop, with an indie twist
Annie O’Malley, an LA-based songwriter and online personality, has been making waves in the indie music scene with her unique blend of genres and her fearless approach to songwriting. “Celebrations & Obsessive Thaughts” is the latest single from the house, and it brings her signature high-energy pop vocals and a catchy, electronic production together. Keep reading for my thoughts!
“Celebrations & Obsessive Thaughts” is a captivating blend of pop, indie, and hyperpop that comes together rather well from the start of the song, From the intro synths to the powerful, pumping bassline, it is clear that there is a focus on the electronics in the music production here, and I’m glad to report that that translates rather well into the song here.
The track’s production is a masterclass in creating a sonic image that perfectly complements the song’s themes of love, loss, and self-discovery. O’Malley’s lyrics explore the complexities of human emotion, delving into themes of love, loss, and self-discovery. She does so with a raw honesty that is both refreshing and inspiring. O’Malley’s vocals are both powerful and vulnerable, capturing the essence of the lyrics and conveying a range of emotions that are sure to leave you thinking and relating more than you expected to, at the outset.
The production of the track is a major highlight. Nydge (Mas Tsai, Mothica, Friday Pilots Club) brings a fresh and innovative sound to the table, incorporating elements of drum and bass and hyperpop while maintaining a strong pop inclination, which more than does its part to lay down the perfect foundation for O’Malley’s vocals. The mix and master on the track are also top-class; having done an excellent job of bringing out the best in O’Malley’s vocals and ensuring that all the elements of the song sit together in perfect harmony.
“Celebrations & Obsessive Thaughts” is a must-listen for fans of pop. It is a song that will stay with you long after you have finished listening, and it is sure to cement O’Malley’s status as one of the most promising new artists in the music scene. Check out the track here!