With a relatable track about dealing with the unsettling trauma from a past relationship that can certainly scar you, Kaiyah Mercedes is quite incredible on her 2nd-ever release that will have you looking into the broken mirror of past love with, ‘I Don’t Know Who You Are Anymore‘.
Kaiyah Mercedes is a 15-year-old proudly-LGBT indie singer-songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia, who creates songs that are packed with poetically emotional lyrics.
”During lockdown in 2020, Kaiyah taught herself guitar and piano, and started writing more seriously. Kaiyah describes songwriting as a form of therapy and a way of understanding emotions and feelings in a creative way.” ~ Kaiyah Mercedes
With a flashback that made you come back from the 2nd time that actually broke you even more than first anticipated, Kaiyah Mercedes reflects her broken heart that can’t stop thinking about that moment that changed everything forever. Sung with a calming ambience that has you sensing that you are listening to someone with that rare soul, this is a special single to make you wonder why some people change from who you really thought they were.
”She tries to put into words feelings that can sometimes feel unexplainable and also draw lots of inspiration from fiction as well as the ever-changing world around her.” ~ Kaiyah Mercedes
‘I Don’t Know Who You Are Anymore‘ from Melbourne, Australia-based indie singer-songwriter Kaiyah Mercedes is a gorgeous effort from a young artist who has seen the harsh realities of romance, in a world that has been poisoned by apps and an overload of options that can get your soul twisted. Her vocals are so honey-like and you will find yourself feeling like you are in a daydream, pondering why your hopes were crushed by someone who fooled you into a false sense of comfort.
Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more on her IG music page.
Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen