Amanda Fondell Bares Her Truth on ‘Naked': PopCrush Premiere
Success can come at you fast and, sometimes, that means losing yourself in the flurry of lights.
After winning Swedish Idol at just 16 back in 2011, Amanda Fondell released a No. 1 album, becoming a pop star sensation overnight. Six years later, the singer-songwriter took a step back, realizing it was time to find her sound—not just her stage persona—as well as the truth in her story and her voice. Her self-discovery culminated in a collection of songs off her forthcoming EP, A Talk With Nature, and most poignantly in its lead single: "Naked."
Amanda lives her truth on the big, euphoric electro-pop track, a time-relevant anthem about staying true to oneself in the age of selfie filters and musical alter-egos.
"I just wanna see you naked / Just the way you were created," Amanda cries out on the chorus, as skittering tribal beats crash around her raw, earnest vocals, creating a visceral, emotionally-charged space for soul-baring honesty.
"'Naked' is about a friend who has built up their persona on a world of lies, and remind me of a person I don’t want to be," Amanda reveals. "It’s a message saying, 'I just want to see your truth and your naked soul, the way you were created.'"
A Talk With Nature is out June 2.
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