Australian singer-songwriter/producer Austen continues to show us why she’s considered one of Australia’s most promising alt-pop artists with her anthemic new single ‘The Fire’, a booming single filled with insanely addictive melodies and euphoric instrumentation that depicts a tale of living life on the edge.
Co-produced by Matthew Hadley (Total Giovanni) and Jono Ma (Jagwar Ma, Flight Facilities, Channel Tres), ‘The Fire’ builds a gripping narrative from the early introduction of the core repetitive melody which circles around your head for days. With blistering bass line punching through the mix, ‘The Fire’ builds a solid backbone with the deepened beats scattering away whilst intensifying the soundscape with swooping synths and pads providing a heavenly touch alongside Austen‘s captivating melodies that soar to mammoth heights across the piece.
“The Fire is about living on the line between volatile and steady, in a sweet spot of intensity. I wanted it to sound otherworldly, as a reflection of that feeling.” – Austen