Southern California’s 19-year-old sensation Claire Rosinkranz marks a significant milestone with the release of her debut album, “Just Because,” now available via slowplay/Republic Records. Listen to the album here.
A Fresh Voice in Music
The album offers an intimate glimpse into Claire’s world, a realm filled with the trials, tribulations, and treasures of being an 18-year-old. “Just Because is a window into my life as I navigate growing up. It’s like stepping into my movie,” shares Claire.
Stepping into Claire’s World
Serving as a comprehensive narrative of her formative years, the album is produced in collaboration with notable names such as Afterhrs, Paul Phamous, Stint, Elie Rizk, and executive producer Ragnar Rosinkranz. At its heart, “Just Because” sings a coming-of-age story. It’s a candid account of life, love, and everything in between.
The standout track, “Swinging At The Stars,” melds harmonious vocals with a lively beat. Claire paints a vivid picture of a fleeting romance, capturing the essence of youth and the thrill of the unknown. An accompanying music video is on the horizon, featuring a special guest — a treat fans should eagerly anticipate.
From the electric strums of “Dreamer” to the poignant reflections on “Mess,” Claire’s versatility as an artist shines through. In tracks like “Gum,” she effortlessly meshes catchy melodies with profound lyrical content. The album concludes with a raw, unfiltered introspection, as Claire confronts her fears and insecurities.
Claire first caught the public’s attention with the infectious “Backyard Boy,” amassing over a billion global streams and securing a Gold certification. Her steady ascent in the music industry has garnered accolades, including the MTV Trending Award for “Best Breakthrough Song” at the 2021 MTV VMAs and a “Social Star” nomination at the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
What’s Next for Claire
The release of “Just Because” comes on the heels of various successful singles, collaborations, and performances, solidifying Claire’s place as one of Gen-Z’s most relatable and resonant voices. From DORK’s praise to Rolling Stone’s acknowledgments, the industry is abuzz with anticipation for what Claire has in store next.