After releasing the hit single “Sticky Situation” featuring Syd, rising star QUIÑ has just released her newest project DREAMGIRL. The five-track ‘fantasy soul’ soundtrack is one of QUIN’s strongest body of work yet and is a follow up to her critically acclaimed debut, GALACTICA released last year.
“THE BEGINNING” is the fitting introductory track to the project as it guides you through in a very introspective way. The 4-minute song starts off with the same melodic motive as it ends with. While the lyrics stay the same for what seems like the whole song, the beat switches multiple times and doesn’t seem to stay put.
“HAPPENED TO HAPPEN” is all about for instances, and going from there. The fast-paced beat features rapper Buddy, who is signed to Pharrell Williams and goes in depth into really being in the moment with a significant other. It truly is about loving hard.
The next track, “STICKY SITUATION” featuring The Internet member Syd is about getting into a relationship, but then realizing it was too much too soon, essentially deceiving you. Complimenting “HAPPENED TO HAPPEN,” it goes from getting caught up in the moment with someone, to understanding how it might not work out. Basically life can be sweet until it starts to get sticky. The beat features synth pads and a nice kick to really vibe out too. “SAILBOUT” is about escape. Starting off with water in the beginning of the track, 808s come in to move the track along and essentially acting as thunder. This song gives off a feeling of being lost and trying to find a bigger meaning. QUIN says she’s “out of control again with you,” and it’s hard to tell if she’s trying to find her way out or back. Ending with strings, it gives a dramatic feel to the song.
“BB,” has the singer questioning trustworthiness. Not one for games, she wants to get down to what was real and what was not, and ends with a chilling, “It’s all over for you” being sung repeatedly.
Fresh off her performance at Afropunk in Brooklyn this past weekend, QUIÑ is gearing up to hit the West Coast with her blend of sugary pop and R&B playing the Ones To Watch “All Eyes On”showcase happening on Wednesday, Sept 6 at the Beverly Hills Live Nation building.
To listen and purchase DREAMGIRL, click here: https://quin.lnk.to/dreamgirl.