néomí Shares New Single ‘red balloon’

néomí, the moniker for Surinamese/Dutch folk-pop singer-songwriter Neomi Speelman, has just shared her brand new single red balloon, a breathtaking indie-folk/acoustic song out now via [PIAS] Recordings Holland. 
red balloon sees néomí embarking on the next sonic phase in her career so far. Maintaining another beautifully wistful and alluring texture throughout, she builds upon her heartfelt direction to date and delivers a wonderfully mesmerising return in the process. 
néomí's vocals are simply mesmerising, rich and packed with raw emotion they effortlessly capture the listener's attention to her storytelling and create quite a warm and soothing atmosphere, like a warm embrace on a cold winter's day. red balloon is a song about realising that a relationship may not work out the way you want to and that eventually you might have to let that person go. It's a very relatable song wrapped around a stunning production that features melancholy piano chords seamlessly intertwined with cool guitar plucks and steady drum patterns that together create a haunting atmosphere perfect for an introspective day home alone. Check it out below!



Speaking about the offering, néomí said, 
red balloon was written in the winter of 21. I’d moved into a new home together with my boyfriend and we were going through a tough time. He suggested we write a song together so we went to the piano, sat down having not discussed a lot, and just let the music speak. Little did we know we were writing a break-up song as we parted a couple of months later. Maybe we did know, but we were just very content at that moment creating a song together. I still love that man very much, but love is a very complicated thing as you might understand. The song wasn’t finished so months later I decided to finish it up with a good friend of mine. I gave it a twist, as my heart literally burst like a red balloon at that time. Now I just hope that one day I'll be lifted like a beautiful red balloon that didn’t rip open. The song is about knowing you love someone very much, knowing you want to be with someone still, knowing it doesn’t work out the way you want to, knowing that it might be over soon, trying to hold on, trying to let go, losing yourself and for that reason hoping that one day you can cope with the fact you let that one person go and feel gracious again without them.