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Premiere: Molly Sterling pens a rebellious mantra on new track ‘Feeble’

Premiere: Molly Sterling pens a rebellious mantra on new track ‘Feeble’

Ruth Cronin

Molly Sterling is an artist that we’ve been fans of for a long time.

The Dublin based singer has an unparalleled knack for weaving true intimacy through her work and her recent single ‘Stripped Down’ which premiered on the site last year, and ‘Plain Static‘ before that have asserted as much.

Premiering on the site today is her latest offering ‘Feeble‘, accompanied by new visuals.

‘Feeble’ opens with a deep, ominous drone and Sterling’s rich vocal which has sure melodic elements of an old Irish ballad, before her signature piano accompaniment enters. Sterling’s voice is the standout feature from the get-go, swelling and falling in all the right places with the ability to command your full attention on meer utterance.

Molly Sterling - 'Feeble'

Produced by Ryan Vail, the song takes a dynamic turn with the entrance of electronic percussion and cello at the halfway mark as she ramps up the drama and questions “are you afraid?”. Given her chilling delivery, it’s ok to say yes.

The accompanying video created by Dock Visual feature shots of barren landscapes contrasted by rich sunsets and lush forestry. Sterling said “the physical environment surrounding me can drastically change my mindset, and I felt it important that the visual accompaniment to this track would acknowledge the power in that.”

Lyrically, ‘Feeble’ makes a case for embracing the softer and more vulnerable parts of ourselves and using our surroundings as a medium through which to soothe those. It serves as a reminder of the cathartic and calming abilities of nature and the earth around us.

She said of the song:

“I wrote ‘Feeble’ to get a grasp on the most prominent parts of my character, to accept both the weakness and wildness. I wrote it as a mantra to myself; a personal rebellion.”

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