Sydnie Battie, who moved from Florida to Denver two and a half years in the past to pursue a musical profession, simply launched a gut-wrenching pop burner, “Needy,” a tune about discovering the braveness to inform somebody you want extra from them than what they’re giving.
The tune got here to her as she was working with a brand new producer. She was pining for extra out of the connection however did not have the braveness to ask for it — so as an alternative she wrote music in regards to the feeling of longing. The result’s a tune is about “wanting somebody or one thing a lot that it’s all you concentrate on,” she says.
Whether or not from cocaine or simply sheer co-dependent desperation, the character in “Needy” is craving one thing she would not have, and dying for a cellphone name that by no means comes. For those who’re seeking to faucet into the chasm of your personal longing, this can be a tune to play on repeat.
Like most individuals, Battie, who’d labored as a server and a bartender, is struggling to get via the COVID-19 shutdowns. With bars and eating places closed, she’s out of labor and ready to listen to whether or not her employer can pay her whereas the enterprise is shut down or if she’s going to qualify for unemployment.
“I’m attempting to remain very constructive throughout this time and take it as a chance to work on my music,” she says. “I simply encourage everybody to stay protected and calm, take correct measures to remain wholesome, get handled in the event that they turn out to be unwell, and keep residence if potential, whether or not they’re sick or not. Something to sluggish the unfold of the virus helps in the long term. And be form to everybody, particularly those that proceed to work.”
Whereas individuals are shut in, she hopes that they discover new artists — herself included.
“Readers will help by streaming native music and leisure throughout their downtime, testing totally different artists and displaying some love,” she says. “That sort of assist is what retains artists like myself going, and is at all times humbly appreciated.”