Olivia is an artist we have followed over the last year, and she did a feature piece with us a few months ago. She is an up-and-coming performer, ever more confident with her image, and she is now delivering some really great videos.
Her most recent single, “Red,” was a banger, and “Ain’t It a Shame, was a really commercial piece of country pop. The new single has a more gentle sway, and has some of the now trademark touches of Olivia’s songwriting. She is delivering some great chorus hooks and is a talented lyricist.
In this one she may be blaming Cupid, but the breakups are not ending her relationship, she retains the fight!
“BREAKUPS, is about being in a relationship and breaking up but being able to try again despite the past, which is a little different to my other songs where the breakups are almost final! “
I liked the echo style drift at the very end, but this track stands up on those vocals, and Olivia delivers on the nail.
We asked Olivia, “How do you see this song fitting into your previous work? Would you say it is a close relative of “Red” or is it more of a cousin to an earlier piece?
Olivia- ’I’d say more of a cousin , you could view it as a before “Red” or after, really! it’s about forgiving and trying again because your head is saying no, but your heart is saying you need to try again.
You can catch Olivia at “Country On The Coast” on Saturday, April 22, 2023, and she will be out and about playing live over the summer, so watch out!
As a last thought on all things “Break Up” our girl has gone from red to blue, and continues to deliver time and again with a slick urban country pop. We urge radio stations to get behind her and give her some extra push, as she’s damn good! And Olivia, we would urge her to maybe look toward an EP next!
The single can be downloaded here
And we have slipped in a video of an earlier piece by her for those who are unfamiliar with some of the back catalog!
By Lorraine Foley
And if you have had a look around the magazine and read a few features and reviews, (older reviews in “the vault) then you may notice you can read with us without endless pop ups and adverts. That is because we value our readers and their reading experience! BUT, to keep devoting our time to you it really helps if you visit our Amazon affiliate shops while you are here or check out our merchandise shop. We have some great products, all designed in house. As a last bit of in house stuff! Stevie and I do the reviews here and the magazine is getting loads of great things to review, but there are only two of us. If you would like to volunteer to do some reviews it is great fun! Just drop us a line on the contact page.