Rising Irish artist Lucy McWilliams delivers soulful new single ‘Runaway’ / watch the video here

Following on from the huge praise she received for her stunning debut single ‘Fair Play’ ft. Malaki, which has since gone onto garner over one million streams online, received national radio play, and found itself in numerous publications including Earmilk, Hot Press, Nialler 9, and District Magazine, emerging Irish singer and songwriter Lucy McWilliams now returns with her eagerly awaited follow-up ‘Runaway’.

Written and recorded during quarantine, ‘Runaway’ sees the artist deliver a wonderfully bright and diverse solo offering. With its bold production and bossa nova inspired rhythm, this new release channels some serious soul with its rich and playful aesthetic, perfectly introducing us to Lucy’s own adventurous persona.

Speaking about the video for her new track, she said, “Runaway is the first solo track I’ve put out, so it’s really special to me. I’m really happy that I got to make the video for it back in Berlin with all my friends. We had so much fun (as you can tell!), and it felt so good to get back to some kind of normality after lockdown! That’s what the song’s about really, so felt it was important to replicate that in the video…”

At just 20-years-old, the Dublin-born but Berlin-based songstress is already making some serious waves with her progressive direction. With a fresh and forward-thinking dynamic, ‘Runaway’ is a glimpse into her skills both as a songwriter and a vocalist, combining emotionally tinged lyrics with a percussive twist that makes her hard to forget.

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