At just eighteen years old, Norwegian pop artist Hannah Emilie Grung, better known as Halie, is making waves in the Nordic pop scene, and now her music is here for your enjoyment as well.
Halie has just dropped an infectious new track entitled “New Fears”, following up her recent release of another catchy tune, “Circles”. Halie’s smooth and sultry voice paired with bold lyricism makes for a song that feels well-crafted in the verses and free-spirited in the chorus. This combined with the dance-evoking beat makes this earworm of a tune feel radio-ready and is sure to keep you moving throughout the week.
“Don’t ever ask me to slow down my pace / fucking leave me, there is no disgrace” Halie sings. While the production on the track is very pop, the lyricism feels almost rebellious in a way that’s fresh and unfamiliar. Halie sings of not letting fear get in the way of, well, anything, and celebrates embracing intimidating factors instead of letting them control you, resulting in a song that feels empowered and daring.The song builds into a powerful bridge, with ethereal background vocals transitioning into a powerful final pre-chorus. The emotion in Halie’s voice really shines through here before dropping us back off into that catchy dance chorus one last time.
Madi Toman

Madi Toman

Writer/Photographer at Imperfect Fifth
Madi has been immersed in music for as long as she can remember, both as a creator and a consumer. She’s worked in digital marketing and advertising from a young age and has been in love with all things digital media since. She has always had a passion for writing and photography, especially when the subject is music. In her (not so) free time you can often find Madi wandering around Kansas City, or, when she gets bored of that, the United States of America in her (not so) trusty truck, Bruce.

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