Toronto-born and Belleville-raised alternative R&B/pop artist Una Mia has made a striking entrance into the music scene with her debut single, Lose You. Accompanied by a lyric video, this track is a nostalgic nod to the soulful R&B of the early 2000s, yet it carves out its own unique space with UNA Mia’s distinct style.
Lose You is a blend of smooth, melodic vocals and minimalist yet emotive instrumentals. Una Mia’s voice, both sultry and vulnerable, carries the weight of the song’s emotional depth effortlessly. The track is a poignant exploration of the complexities of relationships, the fear of vulnerability, and the courage it takes to confront one’s own insecurities.
Una Mia’s journey in Lose You is deeply personal, as she navigates the turbulent waters of a relationship at its tipping point. The lyrics are a raw and honest reflection of her internal struggle, capturing the essence of wanting to save a relationship while fearing the consequences of honesty. “The harder I hold you, the more you slip away,” she sings, encapsulating the paradox of love and loss in a single line.
The song’s production sets a lush backdrop for Una’s vocals. The warm guitar lines and crisp beats create an intimate soundscape, allowing her voice to shine through with clarity and power. This is particularly evident in the chorus, where the melody and lyrics come together to create a moment of poignant realisation.
Una Mia’s classical training in voice is evident in her control and the emotive power of her delivery. Drawing inspiration from legends like Etta James, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles, she brings a depth of soul to her music that is both refreshing and deeply moving.
Lose You is a song that feels like a diary entry, offering a glimpse into Una Mia’s personal journey from adolescence to early adulthood. Her music captures the experience, the growth, and the discovery of oneself. Una Mia embodies the essence of being one’s own hero, navigating life’s challenges with grace and authenticity.
With its soulful melody, heartfelt lyrics, and Una’s captivating vocals, Lose You is a promising start to what is sure to be an exciting journey for this talented artist.