REVIEW: Messy - 'Lonely'
LA based artist Messy has followed up his alluring single "Out for Blood" with bewitching new track "Lonely", a love song set to a shimmering pop melody.
Examining the highs and lows of being in love, perhaps not with the right person, "Lonely" is a rich amalgamtion of hip-hop, pop and R&B. Creating a shimmering soundscapes through the use of trill synths and dynamic drum beats as well as a pop infused guitar riff, Messy’s vocals add a texture to the song that is both welcoming and captivating.
Speaking to the songs meaning Messy explains, “it’s a song about a person you could see meaning everything to you, and not wanting to let the flame burn out too quickly”. Something that will resound with the majority of listeners, it is a most painfully relatable.
With ambition in abundance as well as a point to prove, Messy is a tenacious writer and performer, “I wanna be the biggest artist in the world, plain and simple. My family has my back and we’re not stopping till we get there".
Messy is an artist with flair and passion for his craft, something that shines through in the music he produces, and with the promise of more to follow it is set to be a very big year for the American artist.