Far North Queensland’s Greta Stanley has released her new single, Soak Into This, via Double Drummer. Blending a new indie-rock influence and smart pop overtones with her folkier roots, it is her most immediate and engaging song yet.
Soak Into This marks a vibrant new kick off point for Stanley, who is coming off the back of three QMA nominations, a sold-out headline tour and support runs with both Emma Louise and Newton Falkner. She is now staring down the barrel at a brand new year of music, live performance and a new album. Following on from the release of 2019 EP Sun In My Eyes (which featured the popular tracks Kick, Come Undone and Pour), Soak Into This is a striking continuation of Greta Stanley’s songwriting development and skill.
Co-written and produced by German heavy hitter Tobias Kuhn, Soak Into This had a dream team bringing it to life, with Matthew Neighbour mixing and Matt Agoglia mastering. “Tobias was so friendly and hilarious – we had an instant connection with our love of music. It felt like working with a friend and therefore, everything felt so natural,” says Stanley. A song built on new connections, Soak Into This beckons the listener to let go and immerse themselves into the music.
According to Stanley, “It’s about having fun and the exciting feeling you get when you enter a new relationship, whether it’s romantic or a friendship.” She further explains, “I wrote it thinking about all the fun I’d been having in my new relationship, the nights out with friends, festivals … but then the slow and more intense moments [are] where you really feel something growing.”
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