Nashville-based singer-songwriter Suanna Lynn releases her new single, “A Little Fire,” a song reflecting her yearning to re-kindle the spark of life that diminished during the atypical isolation of the COVID lockdown.
Lynn explains, “The drive of the song was the desire for emotions to get turned back on.”
She goes on, “When I write, I get inspired by being in community; going to writers rounds and hearing other artists, or being out and about with friends, but I didn’t get inspired because I was stuck at the house, and everything was closed.”
Set within the context of a romantic relationship, Lynn and co-writer Jason Witt express their craving for renewed passion through their imaginative lyrics.
“You left me stranded out here in the dark / Praying for another spark of a little fire, a little fire / Like a thin cigarette in the night, paper waiting to ignite, smoke rising higher / A little higher /All I wanted was a little fire.”
Born and raised in the Midwest, Lynn’s influences included her father’s mountain music as well as artists like Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, the Judds, Freddy Wexler, Ed Sheeran, and Dermot Kennedy.
In 2016, she made the move to Nashville. Collaborating with other touring artists, she made waves in both the country and pop music scenes. In addition, she compered songwriting sessions at various venues, including the Grand Ole Opry.
Her debut single, “Loved You Sober,” appeared on the NSAI Top 40. Her sound, initially based on country roots, developed, and evolved, taking on infusions of indie-pop savors, embellishing her sound with mobile abandon.
Speaking about the freedom of pop music, Lynn says, “Pop allows you to express what you’re feeling with fewer boundaries; it has more of an abstract quality that I can relate to.”
Opening on percolating colors topped by Lynn’s supple evocative tones, “A Little Fire” drips with alluring pop brio, at once elegant and flavored with rich, vibrant tangs. Vague hints of country merge with the pop essence to create a dazzling sonic confection humming with luscious textures.
Drenched in irresistible tinges of palpable pop energy, “A Little Fire” homes in on the sweet spot of pop music, hitting the target dead center.