Published on January 31st, 2020 | by Guest Editor0
Merilette Finds Solace In Song Through Vulnerable Single, “I’m Coming With You”
Love and hurt are often two words that go together easily. It brings up the question “Is the relationship worth the impending hurt it will bring in the end?” Merilette details her answer to this question in her most vulnerable and exposed track yet, “I’m Coming With You.”
“I’m Coming With You” is a love song but with a twist, as Merilette confesses one of her deepest fears from the perspective of her older self. Her vocals begin calm against musical chimes and soft bass beats. Soon her lyrical and vocal talent come to life as she’s filled with passion and emotion behind every word, describing the despair she would feel if her husband were to pass. The use of bass, electronic keys, and Merilette’s echoing lyrics create the intense emotion she is trying to portray.
Outside of music, Merilette’s other passions include growing her entrepreneurial business, spending time with her owner-trained service dog, learning how to better her own mental illness and life through research on the broad spectrum that is mental health, and advocating for the rights of minorities and women through various political marches and protests. Merilette’s music continues to incorporate all of her real-life interests as well as her deepest, most inner thoughts in a way that expresses her emotional maturity and capability as a woman in the music industry.
Merilette is an independent synth-pop artist and producer from San Antonio, TX. Influenced by artists like Lana Del Ray, Lorde, CHVRCHES, Halsey and Phantogram, Merilette builds lush, emotional atmospheres around deeply personal lyrics. In writing and self-producing her own art, Merilette displays technical versatility with her music, with lyrics often focusing on social issues, mental health, and more. Being trained in classical violin from a young age, music has played a strong role in nearly the entirety of her life. Merilette strives to pave a way for other young women to establish themselves in the world of music production and performance.Tweet