Listen to Nicole McKinney’s latest single ‘Another Day’

The Brisbane indie-folk artist’s first release for the year

Brisbane indie-folk artist Nicole McKinney has welcomed February with a new single, titled ‘Another Day’.

The track premiered on triple j earlier this week before landing on streaming services yesterday (February 5), marking McKinney’s first release of the year. It’s a slow, aching song in which the singer explores the pain of a breakup to a backdrop of soft electric guitar, keys and drums.

Check it out below:

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Speaking to Australian Music Scene about the song in an Instagram video, McKinney explained the personal story behind the lyrics.

“I wrote this song when I was going through a really bad breakup,” she said. “I lost my whole friendship group and support network so it was pretty world-shattering to me.”

“The main message I want people to get from this song is don’t wait for people to validate you or save you. Validate yourself, save yourself – because you’re stronger than you think.”

‘Another Day’ is only McKinney’s fourth single, following on from ‘Hollywood Girls’, which she released in September 2020. Just last month, McKinney released a cinematic music video for the song, filmed in two Fortitude Valley burlesque and strip club venues, The Grosvenor and Press Club.

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Prior to that, she dropped two tracks in 2019, titled ‘Honey Be Good’ and ‘Palestine’.

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