SHY MARTIN KICKS OFF 2020 WITH NEW SINGLE “SLOW”

Today, Swedish artist and prolific songwriter SHY Martin (real name Sara Hjellström) has released a new single titled “Slow.” The track is available everywhere now here + watch the behind the scenes / lyric video here.

Emotive, delicate, and poignantly relatable, “Slow” brings SHY’s lyrical prowess to the forefront. As she describes,

“When I started writing songs I never did it without my guitar. I spent hours and hours writing on my bed with it, and if not there it was on a little pier by a lake next to our house. A few years ago when I moved to Stockholm I stopped writing songs that way. This past summer me, my brother and two of my closest friends and co-writers Nirob and Litens went to spend a weekend at my parents’ place in the countryside where I grew up. We ended up bringing the guitar everywhere we went. It was the first time in years I’d even held the guitar, but I guess going back to where it all started made me feel like nothing had really changed. ‘Slow’ was written during those days in the countryside. I picked up the guitar while we were eating breakfast one morning and started playing some chords. We were talking about how scary it can be jumping into a relationship immediately after a break up. I really felt like I wanted to keep the feeling we had when we wrote it by keeping the production simple, organic.”

“Slow” kicks off what is slated to be a big 2020 for SHY Martin, who spent 2019 releasing a string of singles and collaborations solidifying her place among the top rising pop artists. The songs are a precursor to a forthcoming new EP, which will see a 2020 release.

SHY Martin also recently released a collaboration with Swedish duo NOTD on track “Keep You Mine.” Watch the video here. SHY also released a collaboration with Boy In Space on single “On a Prayer” — listen here.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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