Like any flailing twenty-something, Oakland-based Australian Hazel English feels an anxiety-inducing lack of control. The kind you feel when relocating over 12,000 miles across the globe, knowing all but no one in your new home. The “out of control” that exists when building a music career in foreign territory, relying on musicians you meet at local shows to help get your footing. You can put your best self forward and hope for the best, but the universe will ultimately decide if what you want becomes reality. (As someone who recently moved far away from home for the first time, I know this firsthand). On her debut EP Never Going Home, produced by Day Wave’s Jackson Phillips, English croons softly over hazy guitars and synths about accepting life’s uncertainty and the powerlessness we feel over the way it plays out. Check out the video for the single ‘Never Going Home’ below;
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