Alice Pisano, an upcoming, critically acclaimed artist launched her first EP Have a good time Life in 2018, attracting big curiosity from critics and followers alike. Since then, the recognition of her music has since continued to skyrocket and now she’s again to present us a repair of consolation for these summertime blues through new single “September.” The monitor touches on the bittersweet emotions of the autumn interval; it’s easy, elegant and actually shifting; uncooked vocals and a good looking piano backdrop make it a heart-tugging ballad. PopWrapped caught up with Pisano to speak issues dwell music, life and her recommendation for many who hate the approaching winter.
How does it really feel to have “September” out on this planet?
Releasing a brand new track at all times appears like a little bit of a aid to me, in any other case I’d proceed making countless tweaks to it and driving my producer loopy…
What was the inventive course of for the monitor like? What sparked it off?
It was practically September on the time and I at all times discover there’s a form of candy melancholy about this time of 12 months, which I attempted to seize. And I used to be going via a painful break-up; it was on the level the place I used to be doing all the pieces I may to overlook this individual, however all the pieces jogged my memory of him. The lyrics for this track simply poured out of me…then I sat on the piano and wrote the music. Some songs take eternally to jot down however this one got here out so simply, maybe as a result of I felt an urgency to jot down it.
You labored alongside John Foyle (Years & Years, Maisie Peters) on this monitor – what was your expertise like working with him?
I really like working with John! We’ve labored collectively quite a bit not too long ago, primarily remotely attributable to lockdown, and he additionally produced two of my different singles that I launched this 12 months. He’s a contemporary, versatile producer – and really affected person!
September” melts the summer season and autumn collectively. What are your favorite components of summertime?
Lengthy heat evenings, consuming Aperol spritz within the solar, happening hikes within the mountains, consuming chocolate ice-cream on a sizzling afternoon, swimming within the sea…
Do you ever get author’s block? In that case, how do you deal with it and what recommendation would you give to anybody coping with this?
I’ve felt uninspired earlier than. I’d nonetheless be capable of provide you with stuff however I didn’t assume it was any good, which is possibly the identical factor?! The recommendation I might give is attempt to take concepts from a ebook or movie, typically a phrase or a phrase can spark a track idea. I additionally discover that listening to new music may be very inspiring – and I’m not suggesting stealing concepts! – however typically deciding which temper/model/tempo you’re going for makes it simpler to create than simply having a clear slate.
Do you assume something you have been watching/studying/listening to altered your inventive decisions when making “September”?
For this one, I don’t assume so. I type of at all times wished to have an intimate piano ballad the place the manufacturing may very well be saved easy, sparse and naked. I didn’t have one other track like this.
Who would you say are your prime three, largest inspirations in music?
Coldplay, John Mayer, Joni Mitchell.
The tip of the 12 months is quick approaching – do you’ve gotten any autumn or winter gigs lined up?
I’m enjoying Liverpool Sound Metropolis on the 2nd of October, and supporting Astraea at Servant Jazz Quarters in London on the 14th.
Lastly, what one piece of recommendation would you give to anybody dreading the winter months?
There’s so many pretty issues, like in each season! Carrying heat jumpers, cozy afternoons studying a ebook/watching a movie below the blanket, the autumn colors, chestnuts, a lit fire…