Ask yourself this…Is there anything better than a bit of groovy, neo-soul, pop goodness on a Wednesday morning? If you answered yes…Well, you’re just wrong! And we at Indie Top 39, along with Scotland-based singer/songwriter Susy K, will prove it! ‘Heal’ is the first single from Susy’s upcoming EP entitled Hear It From Her, and it’s a sexy, funky, and powerful track that you simply can’t help but groove along to.
Lyrically, the musician focuses on the importance of finding, and being comfortable with, one’s true self. “Without self-respect, how can I expect others to treat me right”? She sings. “In order to heal, I’ll be how I really feel”. Citing the likes of Lianne La Havas, Jazmine Sullivan, Blue Lab Beats, and Moonchild as being influential on her sound, Susy K has created a genre-blending and unique tune that stands out for all the right reasons. We can’t wait to listen to Hear It From Her!
Soulful, groovy, funky, mesmerising. ‘Heal’ is just a superb track from start to finish! INDIE TOP 39
What does the song mean to you?
I wrote it with past relationships, situations, and friendships in mind that have made me question and doubt myself. It was very empowering to write, because it helped me realise just how far I’ve come in my journey of healing, self-love, and not letting others treat you badly – a story I hope will encourage and resonate with others.
Tell us about your creative process and how the song came to be.
Normally I start with a chord progression I like, play it repeatedly and see what lyrics come to mind organically to get started. For ‘Heal’, the chorus came to me on a bus journey home – I got a text message from someone I was seeing that made me realise how little they respected me and I was over it! That’s when I knew my healing journey had really begun. Once I had the chorus down, I was able to build the rest of the song around it.
What are your favourite lyrics in the song?
If I had to pick just one part lyrically, it would have to be the bridge – the real pinnacle of the song’s message that gets straight to the point! “Without self-respect, how can I expect others to treat me right? In order to heal, I’ll be how I really feel, and if you don’t like it get away from me”
Please finish the sentence – Music to me is…
My lifeline! It’s how I best connect with others and how I express my deepest thoughts, feelings and emotions. Being able to share that with others is truly a gift, and I can’t imagine my life being without it.