- Alison Holst
Review: "I'm Not Good At This Anymore" - Alexandra
"I'm Not Good At This Anymore" is an insightful track from indie singer songwriter Alexandra. Alexandra opens her heart up to listeners and honestly reccounts her personal experiences with self-reflection. In being self aware Alexandra expresses her worries and doubts on whether she will ever be enthused in a way she no longer is anymore. The vulnerable lyrics and story being told are supported by instrumentals with powerful and cathartic melodies that draw listeners into the track. With this Alexandra creates a melody that is as unique and personal as the experiences she writes about in the track, "I'm Not Good At This Anymore".
Alexandra provides many elements for listeners to pull apart and analyze in her single, "I'm Not Good At This Anymore". The progression of the song's melody and rhythm are both infectious and seamless. The song starts with a simple indie-guitar sound and progresses into a fuller more cathartic melody. In this way she is able to use varying sounds and genre references in order to create a sound in "I'm Not Good At This Anymore", that is unique to Alexandra. The drums that make up the song keep a steadiness and familiarity while the guitar sounds more unsure and carries the emotional burden of the lyrical content.
Alexandra is a talented indie singer-songwriter with a passion for songwriting. She was born in Ohio and is now based in Dallas, Texas where she has working on her new EP. Her honesty and vulnerability that she incorporates into her lyrics generates a creative release for both herself and the listeners of her music. Alexandra is focused on creating music that is both familiar but new. In her songs Alexandra draws listeners in with familiarity, and then once drawn in, Alexandra takes listeners down a new path of her own unique melodies and lyrics. In her newest single, "I'm Not Good At This Anymore", Alexandra displays both her lyrical and sonic talent.
Written By Alison Holst
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