Guðlaug Sóley Höskuldsdóttir, higher identified to our readers as gugusar, has simply launched a brand new album, ‘12:48.’ The younger singer-songwriter has been making a fantastic impression on the native music scene and wowed crowds at Airwaves, so we wished to get the within story behind each music on her newest launch. Right here’s what she needed to say:
That is the intro to the album. I recorded myself enjoying an previous piano on my telephone and instantly knew this is able to be the intro.
“Annars séns” is probably the most danceable music on the album for my part. I had such a superb time producing this observe and it’s positively certainly one of my favorite to carry out stay.
This music at all times jogs my memory of my mother as a result of she would ask me consistently to play it for her earlier than it got here out as a result of she preferred it a lot. I keep in mind her singing and dancing with me whereas listening to the demo.
Leið á þessu
“Leið á þessu” and “Gaddavír” have been really only one music at first however I made a decision to separate them and make them two as a result of the primary and second half have been so utterly completely different. I knew some folks would get pleasure from one half higher than the opposite so I made a decision to separate them on the finish. In the event you hearken to them again to again you may hear how they glide easily collectively and form of makes them a one complete expertise.
“Gaddavír” is the second half of “Leið á þessu.” I made these songs after I was sixteen years previous and so these are among the oldest songs on the album.
Þurfum að batna
That is positively my favorite music on the album. Not solely as a result of I like the ultimate music however principally as a result of this was positively the toughest music I’ve ever created. I’ve so many variations and demos of this music it’s loopy. I couldn’t get this music as I wished for thus lengthy. At one level I used to be going to take away it from the album and by no means launch it. I needed to take a break from engaged on it for some months as a result of I used to be so pissed off that I couldn’t get it precisely as I wished however finally I acquired there and I’m very grateful and proud to have completed it.
This music I began as somewhat train actually. I simply acquired into my studio and requested myself if I used to be able to singing in a style that I’ve by no means tried earlier than. So that is the primary drum-and-bass music I’ve made and I completely liked the entire expertise. I’ve made many D&B tracks since and I’m very excited to maintain them going
Röddin í klettunum
That is the oldest music on the album. I used to be round sixteen after I began engaged on it and it’s certainly one of my favorite songs to carry out.
That is probably the most emotional and unhappy music I’d say. The lyrics are very a lot the deepest lyrics in a music that I’ve launched. It’s very emotional for me as a result of I actually put myself on the market lyrically and I’m beginning to have a lot extra curiosity in lyrics than earlier than.
That is the ultimate observe and shutting observe to the album. I actually loved making this one. I simply love the way it got here out precisely how I envisioned it in my head. I additionally actually like driving and listening to this music for some motive.
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