Liét’s debut single Bittersweet tells a story of a complicated, new-school kind of love; one person wants to be official, whilst the other wants to play the field.
Taking the stance of the fed-up but loyal woman in the relationship; Liét’s laid back vocals grace the syncopated RnB track with ease. With a lyric video composed of clips from old 90’s and early 2000’s black cinema, it’s hard not to feel instantly nostalgic when the track plays.
Perfectly capturing the toxic cycle of going to and from a non-committal lover, Liét writes for a lot of women across the map with similar experiences. Citing Brandy and Destiny’s Child as her inspirations, Liétt showcases what she has to contribute to the UK RnB scene. Though the lyrics are melancholy (“Do enough to keep me on your mind/ On a ride to nowhere, wasting time”), she juxtaposes it over a sweet, chilled beat (produced by Nosa Apollo), making a sad love song danceable.
Having provided backing vocals for the likes of JLS, Stefflon Don and Kojo Funds, Liét is stepping out on a solo journey, and Bittersweet serves as the start to what could be a very fruitful career.
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