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Review: "Cyber Hangover" - Naia Lika

Naia Lika, an American pop singer-songwriter, just released her danceable track, "Cyber Hangover" on September 8th. This comes as her fourth single of the year already, showing that she is committed to making a big splash as she debuts into the music industry. Studying musical theater in college, she had revelations about her identity and sexuality, which led to her dropping out and moving to Los Angeles. Here, she found her voice and started writing music. Inspired by artists like Dua Lipa and Remi Wolf, she has crafted an innovative, exciting sound that I cannot wait to see continue past this track.

"Cyber Hangover" blends elements of pop, soul, and r&b into a commercial track that engaged me from the first note. The energetic and upbeat production makes for easy listening. Her songwriting also stands out with lyrics like "Flash, and it's over / I need someone to tell me I'm sober / Cyber hangover," "Coated in plastic / I'm gasping from the weight of this package," and "Blink, and you miss it / Keep spinning til it's your definition." She weaves these lyrics in between electrifying instrumentation and pop hooks. It is a dance pop track that somehow feels contemporary, nostalgic, and timeless.

Rising pop artist Naia Lika was, perhaps quite literally, born to be a singer. Her parents caught her mouth making vibrato-like motions on an ultrasound when she was in the womb. Since then, she has grown up pursuing music, even attending the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music. However, she left the program and started writing her own music in the pandemic. It was the first time that music had truly been her choice, not a path that her parents set her on. "Cyber Hangover" is one of the few tracks that she put out this year, and I am excited to see what comes next. Feel free to keep up with all the latest information on her releases with the social media links below.

Written By Sydney Gray



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