Billie Marten has shared her charming yet poignant new song 'Mice'.
The songwriter made her debut in 2016 with debut album 'Writing Of Blues And Yellows', and took time out to focus on her next move.
Retreating to Cornwall, Billie found herself walking in the countryside on a miserable day, feeling she lacked a clear direction.
It's this mood and atmosphere which shines through on new song 'Mice', a gentle, subtly meditative ode.
She explains: “I felt sort of empty and lacking a lot of purpose. 'Mice' came out of that sentiment which is why the drums are so lethargic and lazy. The chorus though, reflects how last year I didn’t know who to ‘imitate’. It seemed there was only good and bad people in black and white; I was the anomaly in the middle.”
Billie adds: “Then I went walking and sat on a dead man’s bench and wrote the last verse.”
Produced by Rich Cooper, it's a beautifully melodic earworm with a pensive, at times almost frustrated atmosphere. Tune in now.
Catch Billie Marten at the following shows:
29 Kenilworth Arts Festival
5 Manchester Neighbourhood Festival, O2 Ritz
For tickets to the latest Billie Marten shows click HERE.
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