Nessa Barrette are about to release their first album, Forever YoungFriday, October 14, and the 20-year-old singer sat down with Billboardfrom Rania Aniftos to discuss the upcoming album, as well as her new single, “Tired of California.”
The singer, who debuted on TikTok, revealed she was “California tired” right after moving to the sunny state. “Living in Los Angeles and California itself was a dream of mine since I was little. When I was 17, I ran away and moved across the country to be in Los Angeles, and that gave so many opportunities and I love it so much,” she explained. “But, I feel like a lot of people in the industry can relate, we just feel trapped here.”
During her recovery while writing such an emotionally charged album, she shared that she was passionate about hypnotherapy and working with the inner child. “I want to work with yourself and get really deep and learn to have compassion for the person inside of you – because we forget that and somehow we neglect ourselves – I I feel like it’s very important.”
Barrett also shared her thoughts on those with big social media platforms who sometimes aren’t taken seriously when they try to make the leap to being a full-fledged music artist and then feel confined. “Not everyone online is fully the person they are on social media. So when people start to branch out and do new things or pursue a dream of theirs, it’s kind of confusing for people and it’s hard for them to accept,” she said. . “Just because you have a following and a big platform doesn’t mean you don’t grow and change like everyone else. It’s part of life.
look BillboardThe full interview with Nessa Barrett above.