Review: "Miss You a Little Less" - Alex Blyth
Almost everyone has experienced heartbreak. It's extremely common but learning to live without someone isn't easy. After giving your all in a relationship, it’s hard to relearn who you are without that person. Letting go is never easy; It’s going to take time to get back to who you were before them. But once you're on the other side it's easy to see that in the end, you’re better off without them. Alex Blyth’s “Miss You a Little Less'' is a song that touches on the bittersweet aftermath of heartbreak and the healing process that comes with it.
The song begins with rich piano melodies that immediately capture your attention. The piano is accompanied by Blyth’s strong and emotional vocals that make “Miss You a Little Less” a powerhouse ballad. Her voice is smooth and hauntingly beautiful. She reflects on the downsides of the relationship and all the times she felt let down by her partner. She’s healing and she doesn't need her ex as much as she thought she did. The subtle beating of the drums adds a flair that elevates the song’s atmosphere. Through the song, Blyth is taking us through her healing process. Starting with a subdued but beautiful piano and increasing into a slow build-up of drums and vocals shows a growth in personal strength. Learning to be yourself without an ex and healing after a heartbreak. The honesty of the lyrics and the evocative instrumental in the song make for a moving listen. Blyth's use of instrumentation is extremely smart and showcases just how talented she is.
Alex Blyth is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter from Adelaide, Australia. Though she released her debut song at sixteen, she has been writing from a very young age. She began her journey sharing covers on social media during the pandemic and has now traveled overseas to spread her talents far and wide. Blyth prides herself on her raw and relatable lyricism and powerful singing voice. You can hear her inspiration, such as Adele and Julia Michaels, shine through in her work. Blyth is a talented rising pop star to keep an eye on.
Written By Kaiana Lee