For fans of Joni Mitchell, Jewel Taylor Swift, Blair West truly has a sound of her own which comes glowingly to the fore in ‘Rabbit Holes’. With relatable lyricism and dreamy production, Blair is authentic in her writing which has led to her accumulating over 50,000 streams.
Discussing the release Blair explains:
“This song brings together the most personal pieces of me as an artist. The lyrics, which were some of the first I ever wrote, originally lived in a poem of mine: ‘if you leave me, I’m coming to.’ It was meant as a cheeky expression of my love for my fiancé — maybe a little creepy, maybe a little extra, but most definitely romantic. As if “hopelessly devoted to you” was remixed with a bit of sass and enigma.
I wanted to tell a love story that people could relate to, but incorporate the little eccentricities that made mine special, like my love for astrology and my years in Brooklyn.
As far as the sound, the song was originally a more upbeat ballad, but I decided to slow it down so the lyrics could breathe, and that’s when it all clicked. I wrote the simple guitar lick you hear throughout and the whole thing came together in just a few minutes. I decided to title it ‘rabbit holes,’ which is a favourite expression of mine, and I thought it reflected the song perfectly. An Alice in Wonderland-esque fairytale. A love song through the looking glass.”
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