“hurt” By Ada Lea

“hurt" By Ada Lea is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The track is now available via Next Door Records
“hurt" By Ada Lea is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day

Ada Lea, has shared her touching and heartbreaking new track “hurt.” Somehow the warmth and beauty of Lea’s voice, brings a comfort to you’re heart, despite the sad difficult theme of the song.  “hurt,” is Lea’s first release, since her 2020 EP Woman. ““hurt” lives in a snowy Montreal winter, a city that Levy calls home and lives and breathes through her music. It thrums with bass and brooding keys, as Levy uses frank language and imagery”: “somebody hurt me badly, now I’m stuck in a rut // now I don’t know my body // I could say it or say nothing at all // take a walk or take none at all // get on a bus back to montreal // tell my friends or say nothing at all.”

“I wanted to find a way to communicate complicated feelings using the simplest language possible,” says Levy. “I came with a narrative and removed almost every detail, so as not to obfuscate the feeling – but left it open in terms of a resolution: was this hurt necessarily a bad thing?”

“hurt” follows Levy’s woman, here EP (2020) and her debut, what we say in private (2019).

Purchase “hurt” by Ada Lea HERE