Jessica Leigh – Missing You: New Song Of The Day

Jessica Leigh releases another gem. This one is called Missing You, described as ‘heartfelt, vulnerable and bittersweet’.

Here’s the blurb:

Jessica LeighAscending pop songstress and producer Jessica Leigh has unveiled her atmospheric, synth pop piano ballad, ‘missing you’.

A piano soaked in reverb is matched with Jessica’s gorgeous vocal tone, with delicate verses expanding into dreamy, but powerful choruses.  ‘missing you’ is heartfelt, vulnerable, bittersweet; with spacious synth undercurrents sonically representing how it feels to miss somebody so deeply.

“The song details the experience of missing a long-distance partner, after moving to a new city to pursue your dreams,” explains Jessica. “It’s wondering if sacrificing the relationship for that pursuit was worth it.”

Recorded at Jessica’s home studio in Wellington, ‘missing you’ was then mixed and mastered at Jules Evans’ home studio. Having had previously co-produced tracks, ‘missing you’ marks Jessica’s debut as a sole producer, showcasing the depth of talent in this rising artist.

Jessica LeighThe release follows Jessica’s most recent single, the glittering pop track WIRED, which was produced by Josh Naley aka Wells* (Paige, NAVVY, Thomston, Foley, Luca George, Bridges) at Parachute Studios.

Hailing from Nelson, the now Wellington-based, Jessica’s songs are inspired by the technicolor, emotional spectrum of youth and the storytelling within them often depicts Jessica Leighvibrant, visceral coming-of-age narratives, reflecting on themes such as young love, friendship, growing pains and everything in between. The young artist won a regional songwriting competition in 2019 and officially began releasing music shortly after. She released her debut EP 17 in 2020 and followed it up with a sophomore EP SUMMERLAND in 2021 and soaring summer anthem ‘my way’ in 2022.

Keep an eye out for more exciting music to come from this up-and-coming Wellington artist. With ‘missing you’ showcasing her ability to write dreamy ballads, Jessica says “it’s nothing but glittery, synthy pop bops for the next little while!”

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