A Q&A With Abigail Neilson On Her New Song “Seams”

A Q&A With Abigail Neilson On Her New Song “Seams”

A Q&A With Abigail Neilson On Her New Song “Seams”

By Aaron Wagner

Country riser Abigail Nielson isn’t afraid to dig deep, convey her feelings out, and share them with the world. That’s what makes her an amazing artist and it’s additional proof on her new music “Seams.”

Opting for the piano and strings relatively than drums and a guitar, Abigail shares the sentiments of not wanting a relationship to finish. It hurts, it’s surprising, and it’s not one thing individuals wish to speak about. But with Abigail, she isn’t afraid to dig deep and get actually weak along with her listeners. You can hear it in her voice.

I’m an enormous fan of Abigail’s music and whereas most of her earlier songs are filled with vitality and optimism even in tough instances, “Seams” simply is likely to be one in all my favorites. The music is so direct and to the purpose, however with it set over the sound of piano and strings, you really can really feel the damage coming via.

I caught up with Abigail to speak about her new music “Seams” and the way she’s in a position to be so weak and sincere in her music.


You don’t disguise your feelings in your music, so how did you get in the correct mindset to write down “Seams?” 

“When I used to be writing ”Seams,” I had simply gotten my heartbroken and had a lot I wished to say to 1 individual however couldn’t. So, I made a decision to write down about it. It actually began out extra as a journal entry than lyrics, however they ultimately become the lyrics of,” Seams.” I have a tendency to write down about my life unapologetically even when it doesn’t all the time make me look essentially the most flattering. In this music, I felt determined to speak to this individual and wished to nonetheless be with them greater than something. Knowing I couldn’t, I wrote precisely how I felt at that second.” 

What’s the story of “Seams” and the way it turned a music? 

“Truthfully, I obtained my coronary heart damaged and wrote precisely how I felt about it. When I write about my life, I need it to be sincere to myself as a result of I do know I’m not the one individual on the earth who has had this type of expertise. I really feel just like the extra sincere I’m in my writing, the extra individuals will be capable of relate to it on a extra weak stage.” 

Was there a sure type or vibe you have been wanting with the music video? 

“I knew I wished a water factor the second I began pondering of concepts for a music video for this music. I wished this video to really feel magical in a way and to seem like I used to be attempting to flee the feelings I used to be feeling on this music. Kyle Olthoff filmed the music video, together with all of my earlier movies, and did completely superb. Everything I had envisioned for this video turned a actuality and it turned out stunningly. It must be my favourite music video I’ve ever finished.”

Is there a sort of individual in thoughts, that you just really need this music geared in direction of? And what do you hope their takeaway is?

“I believe it’d do nicely within the palms of somebody who hasn’t moved on from a previous relationship fairly but. This music talks quite a bit about wishing you have been nonetheless with somebody and being requested to depart. So many individuals really feel and undergo this, and it’s such a heart-breaking factor to expertise. I hope these individuals who have felt this fashion, the identical as I had once I wrote this music, are in a position to take this as a reminder so that they know that they’re not alone.”

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