In a tradition of selfies and snapshots, singer Sara Kays would fairly forego the digicam in her new tune, ‘Picture Of You.’
An image is price a thousand phrases, however singer Sara Kays would keep mum (and keep out of the picture, if you happen to don’t thoughts. In “Picture Of You,” the camera-shy, rising music star shuns the fashionable observe of capturing each single second of life. “So I know you wanna keep this memory / can you keep it in the back of your head / cause when I see it in a week / I’ll wish I was dead / I wish I took the picture of you instead,” she sings, a refreshing change of tempo amidst a contemporary tradition seemingly construct across the selfie.
While one may interpret this tune – with its charming manufacturing and Sara’s dreamy vocals – as candy encouragement for everybody to place away the telephone, she shares how “Picture Of You” is admittedly about her struggles with seeing her pop up on different folks’s timelines. “I wrote this song about not wanting to be in pictures all the time because I know I’m not going to like how I look in them. Sometimes I’d rather just keep a memory in my head,” she says in a press launch accompanying the brand new tune.
“Picture Of You” comes on the heels of her breakout success. Her tune “Remember That Night?” continues to be a fixture on Top 40 radio and has amassed over 100 million international audio streams (and the video has pulled in over 4 million views on YouTube.) The tune discovered success on – shock, shock – TikTook after performing a short acoustic model of the then-unreleased monitor on the social media platform. A brief snippet of the monitor instantly blew up, garnishing round 3 million views and over 720k likes in lower than per week. She quickly launched a full model of the tune, which has earned her reward as a songwriter-to-watch.
Before “Remember That Night,” Sara had a really productive 2020. She launched a handful of songs – “No Matter The Season,” “Smaller Than This,” “Home For The Summer,” and “Chosen Last – all of which have been compiled onto her EP, Camera Shy. The venture showcased her intimate voice as a songwriter, as she mentioned her struggles with feeling remoted within the fashionable world, the pains of a fractured household, and the pains of coping with physique points. It was a venture that discovered a house within the hearts of many, because the EP has over 15 million worldwide streams to this date.
With songwriting abilities past her ears and an alluring voice, the long run appears shiny for Sara Kays. As one fan commented on the “Picture Of You” lyric video, “Just hang on everybody, one day we will say that we have been here since the very beginning.” Now is unquestionably the time to get on the bottom flooring – so that you could be first in line to see Sara when she performs your city. Just keep in mind to maintain your telephone in your pocket and the reminiscence of the present in your head.