Singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone, who has previously been featured by Rain, is set to unveil her highly anticipated debut album, “Paint My Bedroom Black.” The album, scheduled for release on October 13th, 2023 via Darkroom / Geffen / Polydor Records, solidifies Humberstone’s position as one of the most exciting alternative pop stars of her generation.
Capturing Tumultuous Moments in Songwriting
With a knack for capturing and characterizing tumultuous moments in her songwriting, Humberstone has garnered critical acclaim and accolades throughout her career. The 23-year-old artist from Grantham, UK has already achieved notable milestones, including winning the BRIT Rising Star in 2022 and receiving nominations for two Ivor Novello awards. Additionally, she was named runner-up in BBC Sound Of 2021, further solidifying her reputation as a rising star in the music industry.
First Tastes: “Antichrist” and “Room Service”
Accompanying the album announcement, Humberstone has released two enticing singles, “Antichrist” and “Room Service.” These double A-side tracks offer a glimpse into the contrasting sides of Humberstone’s artistry. “Antichrist” explores a past breakup against a backdrop of propulsive pop sounds, while “Room Service” showcases a romantic perspective. These tracks serve as a doorway into the captivating and visceral worlds that Humberstone explores through her music.
Themes of Lost Loves and Personal Growth
“Paint My Bedroom Black” features a collection of songs that delve into themes of lost loves, family units, and the fears of youth and growing up. With a blend of intimate storytelling and powerful melodies, Humberstone weaves together a captivating album that reflects her personal experiences and resonates with listeners on a deep level. The album’s sparse and expansive sonic production provides the perfect backdrop for Humberstone’s heartfelt lyrics and captivating vocals.
Exciting Performances and Festival Appearances
To support the release of her debut album, Humberstone will be performing songs from “Paint My Bedroom Black” in the US for the first time at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on August 11th. Additionally, she is set to grace the stages of renowned music festivals, including Lollapalooza, Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, and Outside Lands Festival this summer. These performances offer fans a chance to experience Humberstone’s mesmerizing live shows and witness her talent firsthand.
A Dark Love Letter to Friends and Lovers
“Paint My Bedroom Black” serves as Holly Humberstone’s fragmented and dark love letter to friends and lovers. With her intimate and introspective songwriting, she invites listeners into her world, painting vivid pictures of places, people, and emotions. The album becomes a refuge from the outside world, where fans can find solace and catharsis in Humberstone’s honest and relatable music. “Paint My Bedroom Black” represents a significant milestone in Humberstone’s career, showcasing her growth as an artist and cementing her status as a promising talent in the music industry. @hollyhumberstone hh.lnk.to/PaintMyBedroomBlack