Alicia Clara‘s debut single, “Closing Time at the Gates”, is out now.
Hailing from Montreal-via-Geneva (and numerous other cities actually), Alicia Clara is an indie-pop artist with a pre-professional background in ballet, piano, and choir. Her debut track, “Closing Time at the Gates”, in a oneiric, cosmic ballad produced by her fellow Montrealer Dylan Konrad Obront, who is also known as one-half of duo Sorry Girls. The track deals with the feeling of belonging somewhere and the concept of “home”.
“‘Closing Time at the Gates’ is about feelings of confusion towards my hometown, about my love/hate relationship with it,” she detailed. “I think everyone can relate on some levels – it’s feeling pressure from a group of people regarding our personal choices, yet needing the comfort of returning to them once in a while. It’s feeling inadequate, it’s belonging to no one, nowhere, everywhere.”
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