Review: "God Complex" - Edith
Coming from her new album, In this house we celebrate heartbreak, Edith finds her mean streak with the song "God Complex." The artist unleashes her frustrations on the track, creating a narrative that explores a past relationship. Edith vents in the lyrics, singing of unrequited love and being taken for granted. Sharing how the relationship impacted her, Edith uses lines like, "Wish that you wanted me like I wanted you/Now I’m bitter and cruel." The song outlines the struggles of being in a relationship with someone who has a God complex, having to battle constantly with their over-inflated ego. It's an exhausting feeling, making "God Complex" the perfect outlet for anyone who's been with someone similar.
Despite the angry and frustrated lyrics, "God Complex" sounds deceivingly happy. The track features peppy pop beats and energetic guitar riffs, turning a bitter song into something upbeat and addictive. Edith flawlessly delivers catchy melodies, giving listeners a chorus they'll never forget. A captivating blend of genres, "God Complex" mixes elements of power pop, hyperpop, and alt pop to keep listeners hooked from start to finish. Whether you can relate to the song's message or not, "God Complex" is an unforgettable addition to the pop world that deserves to be played on repeat.
Starting her music career at a young age, Edith began songwriting and playing the guitar at age 10. By age 14, Edith deviated from recording songs in her childhood bedroom and stepped into a London studio to record her debut song. In 2019, she released her debut, self-titled EP, collaborating with The Sonic Crew. The track "Don't Want to Think" received praise from Euphoria Magazine and Celebmix, foreshadowing the success she would continue to achieve. Since then, Edith has released more singles and 2 albums. Some of her popular releases include "21," "No Matter What You Do - Hunt Remix," "You Don't Know Me," "Heart of Stone," and "New York."
Written By Cheyenne Johnson