Sam DeRosa makes defenseless pop music that’s each anti-expectation and utterly relatable. Her newest single ‘Unhappy Faces’, apart from being magnetically susceptible, could be seen as an ode to the paradox of 2020: spreading the information that it’s okay to not be okay.
A songwriter at coronary heart, DeRosa shines as a celebrity in her profession, having made a reputation for herself within the style greatest generally known as sadgirlpop (à la Julia Michaels and Sasha Sloan). Her repertoire leaves a relatable impression on you, uplifting psychological well being consciousness inside dancing melodies and irresistible drum strains. Moreover, DeRosa’s well-crafted, candid lyricism makes you’re feeling as if she’s proper there with you, even if you happen to linked over a 🙁
“Uninterested in ending all my sentences with unhappy faces. Uninterested in taking all my completely happy ideas to unhealthy locations.” DeRosa croons in her new single. After relocating to LA, she admits, “I felt like I obtained all the things I needed in music and in life, and my Instagram appeared all kinds of ‘completely happy,’ however my psychological well being was simply in the bathroom.” Contributing her voice to a world wherein soundness of thoughts is normalized as a standard precedence, DeRosa ends the refrain by saying “And I actually wanna change, actually wanna be okay, Nevertheless it’s onerous when everyone’s obtained the identical unhappy faces.”
Fortunate for us, DeRosa’s music has been heard far and huge, having penned hits for lovelytheband, Dixie D’Amelio, and Alisa Xayalith (of The Bare And Well-known) to call just a few. Following a exceptional efficiency of her unique music “Tablet For This” on NBC’s Songland (with particular visitor Charlie Puth), Sam DeRosa immediately impressed choose Shane McAnally (Kacey Musgraves, Kelly Clarkson, Sam Hunt) and landed her first main report deal. Shane noticed a bona fide pop artist and shortly signed her to Monument Data.
‘Unhappy Faces’ comes because the third music from DeRosa’s debut EP, The Drugs, out Nov 13. She shares, “From observe 1 till the ultimate observe, I actually needed it to really feel like… a full day of therapeutic and processing your feelings. Hopefully my followers will hear this and really feel like I’m proper there with them – whether or not we’re stumbling dwelling, dancing round the home, or crying it out on the bed room ground.
FLAUNT caught up with Sam DeRosa about her new music, being a lady within the trade, and psychological well being. Test it out under.