GRAE’s music sees her dig through the musical inspirations of her upbringing and reimagine them through a new lens, colored by 23 years of experience. Her influences are deeply rooted in ‘80s new wave from The Cure to Joy Division but she’s also studied the singer/songwriter masters like Rodriguez. The result is a collision of electrifying atmosphere and lyrical depth. 

GRAE shared their new song “Boxes” with us a couple of weeks back and we’ve been itching to share it with you ever since. From her soft and delicate voice to her rich lyricism, GRAE is a gem from the inside out, writing from a passionate and often relatable songwriting stance, the promising artist’s song “Boxes”, will have fans of indie music turning into lifelong fans.

“The idea for ‘Boxes’ came about when I looked around my room one day and realized I wanted to tear down all the posters I’ve had on my walls since I can remember. That was a significant moment because I always thought I’d be that girl wearing a band t-shirt with posters covering her walls forever. But I needed a change. I thought about how I’m ‘not that kid anymore,’ and I wanted to mature in my style and ‘grow up.’ I felt super nostalgic as I went through my band T’s and started clearing out my space. I decided to write about the process of coming to terms with what it means to be an ‘adult,’ and the result of that is ‘Boxes.’”

Regardless of your music taste, we’re confident you’ll enjoy this new record just as much as we do. Check out “Boxes” for yourself and let us know what you think, and don’t forget to support the artist by giving GRAE a follow on social media.

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