Blossom Caldarone shares 'live version' of new single 'Girlfriends'
SHARES LIVE VERSION OF NEW SINGLE GIRLFRIENDS
"A definite slow-burner, it builds from folk to all-out trainers-with-ball gown pop." - Gigwise
"It’s another shimmering tale to add to Blossom’s growing repertoire" - Dork
"Caldarone’s thoughtful, meandering songs are about real people, and the very real things that happen to them" - The Line Of Best Fit
Today. London based songwriter Blossom Caldarone shares a live version of her new single Girlfriends. Blossom has quickly has made a name for herself as an engaging and forthright lyricist dealing with big topics with humour and a reflectiveness that at once beguiles and draws one in. She has received support from the likes of i-D, The Line Of Best Fit, DIY and NME. Girlfriends is a mood: swerving between piano-led ballad and upbeat pop, Caldarone encapsulates the frustrations that can occur when we don't communicate our feelings. The live version sees Blossom perform the song at The Royal Academy Of Music alongside a full string-section. On the single, Caldarone says,
“Girlfriends is a song based on my experiences with men I am close to, and how their fear of speaking out about their difficult feelings has affected our relationships. It let my ex boyfriend and I down and it’s an issue that doesn’t discriminate; men of every age seem to, and often do, suffer from it's wrath. Male mental health is a huge problem and one that requires attention and time. Girlfriends is just a story that gives the issue a platform” For Gloucester-born Blossom Caldarone, the art of songwriting lies in its storytelling. Combining her classical background with perceptive takes on everyday life, the 21 year old multi-instrumentalist crafts vivid musical stories. “There’s so much extraordinary in the ordinary” she says. Often found focussing on the ups, downs and intricacies of life, Blossom has a love of reciting and retelling. A cellist and pianist, her passion for classical music influences the Disney-esque string moments across much of her discography. A musician, a storyteller, a songwriter: Blossom Caldarone personifies these three identities, pairing her considerable musical talent with a thoughtful outlook and joyful approach to life. Expect to hear more from her in 2021. Blossom Caldarone - Girlfriends