Hey guys, it’s been a while since I’ve done a blog, but I’m excited for my new single to drop, and I wanted to share with you how this song came together. I wrote this one start to finish early December last year when I moved back home to Canada. I remember being in a very open and free space mentally at that time, as this felt like I was beginning a new chapter in my life. I took the opportunity to write a whole bunch of songs in that month and really let the inspiration flow…not blocking myself off from any ideas.
I started producing this track on my laptop. It had a completely different beat to begin with, and then the synth hook I created came next. At this point the track was already giving off this very sexy feel. I then came up with a vocal melody that just flowed naturally from one section to the next…I remember writing it all in one take. The lyrics took a little time, but as I kept humming the melody over and over, the chorus lyrics popped in my head: “Don’t speak, let your body do the talking”. Because I grew up in a Christian home, I was initially hesitant to run with it. I knew what the song was implying and how some would look negatively upon it. I left a lot to the imagination but the lyrics are suggestive no doubt. Then something inside me just went “screw it, life is too short to keep playing it safe”. This song is a statement to say “yes I am in touch with my sexuality and I’m not afraid to sing about it”.
So that’s basically how this song was born. The pre-production was just slightly reworked before I got into studio this year, but as with many of my songs I always revisit and changes are made. Like the rest of my upcoming “Love Confessions” EP, this track was completed at Hapy Hipi Studios, King City, ON – a beautiful multi-million dollar studio I was lucky enough to record in.
As a writer, this song has taught me to be comfortable in my own skin, express all thoughts and feelings, and to not be afraid of what others might think. Here’s to celebrating love and all aspects of it! Hope you guys love it!
“Body Talking” available on all main digital platforms 12.21.19.