Brighton Singer-Songwriter Bess Atwell Unveils New Single ‘The Weeping’

British singer-songwriter Bess Atwell, known for her captivating performances and profound lyrical narratives, has released her latest single, “The Weeping.”

This release follows her acclaimed album Always, Already, which showcased her exceptional songwriting skills and garnered comparisons to artists like Marika Hackman and Julia Jacklin. Atwell’s music has resonated globally, with her album tracks collectively amassing over 20 million streams.

“The Weeping,” produced by Aaron Dessner of The National, continues to build anticipation around Atwell’s burgeoning career. She is poised for a series of headline shows, including a performance at London’s Union Chapel, and will also be supporting The National on their tour.

The inspiration for “The Weeping” comes from Atwell’s personal life, particularly her experiences growing up with a half-sister who has severe autism. The song takes listeners on an emotional journey, exploring the challenges and unique perspectives of living with an autistic sibling. The track delves into themes of loneliness, isolation, and the struggles of navigating a world that often feels alien.

Adding a layer of authenticity to the song, Atwell received her own autism diagnosis following the recording of “The Weeping.” This revelation brought a new understanding to her life and artistry, validating her experiences and providing a deeper connection to the song’s narrative.

“The Weeping” stands out for its emotionally charged exploration of Atwell’s experiences and the complexities of human relationships. The song features Atwell’s vocals set against a backdrop of deliberately unfussy instrumentation, allowing the raw emotion and storytelling to take center stage.

Bess Atwell’s “The Weeping” is more than just a song; it’s a personal and beautiful narrative of growth and understanding. Her ability to capture the essence of human experience in her music continues to establish her as one of Britain’s most compelling young artists.

Experience the emotional depth and storytelling prowess of Bess Atwell’s single “The Weeping” now available for listening.


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