Pop singer-songwriter Gillian Heidi shares her new single, “Moonlight,” out today on all streaming platforms. Guided by Heidi’s unmistakable vocals, “Moonlight” is a pensive ballad imbued with soaring harmonies and sparse, meditative instrumentals. “The song is about the vulnerability of first falling in love and the beautiful fear that comes with it,” Heidi writes. “It’s one of my most vulnerable and truthful songs. It was the first real love song I’ve ever written and it means a lot to me.”
Though just sixteen years old, Boston-native Gillian Heidi demonstrates a musicality wise beyond her years. With powerful, reflective lyrics, rich vocal chops, and clever pop melodies, her songs are relatable but never predictable. She chronicles life’s ups and downs, ebbs and flows, and trials and tribulations with thoughtful clarity, poetic eloquence, and a stirring soulful voice.
As it does, music essentially chose Gillian. Rather than waking up crying in her crib, she typically arose from slumber by singing. Inspired by her older brother, she picked up piano at just four years old, penning her first composition only a year later. With dad keeping a guitar around the house, she grabbed it at the age of twelve and taught herself how to play. Under the influence of everyone from Taylor Swift to Ella Mai, the teen singer-songwriter dove into assembling what would become her 2019 debut EP, Unfiltered.
Gillian Heidi’s new song, “Moonlight,” rounds out a year of steady single releases from the promising pop singer-songwriter. Cementing her sound with each new release, Heidi’s authentic brand of melancholic pop has resonated with fans and tastemakers alike. Already receiving early press looks from the likes of Sweety High, Tigerbeat, and EARMILK, as well as over 500K streams, Heidi is a certainly an artist to watch going into the new year.