For a debut single, you need to be bold and make a statement, and that’s exactly what Birmingham singer-songwriter Amalia has done. ‘You Said’ is bathed in neo-soul sensibilities and showcases a powerful voice. Radiating a soulful performance throughout her studio and live performances, this songwriter and producer is an empowering figure for females across the country. Trained and influenced by genres from across the board, it will come at no surprise that Amalia’s sound is refreshing.
‘You Said’ addresses a relationship that’s gone sour, and as the track progresses, it’s vulnerable nature grows into independence. When the infectious drum pattern enters, it gives the track a Jorja Smith mixed with Lianne La Havas vibe. Effortless and completely holding your attention until the finish, ‘You Said’ is a stand out single that will go down in Amalia’s history.
Amalia stated that the track simply began as a hook line. Quickly blossoming into something quite special, ‘You Said’ is now a track attracting listeners with it’s unapologetic aura. A track that will instantly get you singing along with it’s memorable feel, the highly energetic number will have your feet tapping, head bobbing and hips swaying.
An artist destined to become the next big artist from Birmingham, ‘You Said’ is an intimate journey through beauty.
By: Chloe Mogg