My Music Moments: Mickey Guyton Shares the Soundtrack to Her Life
Mickey Guyton is breaking by.
Following a string of impressively and achingly intimate singles that included “What Are You Gonna Inform Her?” and “Black Like Me,” the nation singer has returned to the scene with Bridges, her first EP in 5 years. The six-song assortment, all co-written by the artist herself, greater than lives as much as the songs that preceded it. Quiet in some locations, but forceful in others, and all centered on her expressive and virtually crystalline vocals, Bridges is the proper reintroduction to the only Black girl signed to a significant nation label.
“This EP proves that in your darkest moments, you possibly can have your greatest breakthroughs,” Guyton mentioned in a press launch when the undertaking was introduced. “I believe again to all the obstacles in my life and profession, together with writing and recording most of this EP in quarantine throughout a time of social unrest, and the way it has all led to the start of this stunning undertaking. I hope these songs present others with the identical happiness and energy they’ve supplied me in these unsure occasions.”