”Written bySaien Benjamin
Gia Mckay Tears Down Emotional “Walls” In Her Moving New Single
Rising South African singer-songwriter Gia Mckay, is ready to captivate audiences once again with her latest release, “Walls.” Set to grace our ears on the 23rd of June 2023, this talented artist brings forth a fresh blend of contemporary soul and acoustic pop, leaving a lasting impression with her music.
At just 21 years old, Gia McKay has already established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the Cape Town music scene. Drawing inspiration from a diverse range of artists including YEBBA, Sasha Sloan, and Freya Ridings, Gia infuses her own unique style into her songs, creating a sound that is both compelling and heartfelt.
Gia’s journey into the world of music began in 2020, when she discovered her passion while tinkering away on a borrowed piano. Alongside her musical endeavors, Gia is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics—a testament to her unwavering dedication and commitment to both music and medicine.
Having already graced notable platforms such as Expresso Morning Show, Afternoon Express TV, and various radio programs, Gia’s talent has been recognized and celebrated.
She has taken the stage at prestigious events like the UCT 2023 Welcome Festival and the Mother City Jam, where she shared the spotlight with renowned artists like Berry and Majozi. Gia has also had the privilege of opening for chart-topping South African singers Lee Cole and Liam Burger, making her mark in the industry.
With “Walls,” Gia takes us on an introspective journey, delving into the themes of guarding one’s heart and the fear that often hinders us from embracing love. The song beautifully encapsulates the struggle of distancing oneself to protect against potential hurt and insecurity. Yet, Gia reminds us that it takes time, tenderness, and trust to break down these walls and confront our deepest fears.
In her own words, Gia expresses her excitement about working with Cosher Studios on this track, marking a significant milestone as an independent artist. With their collaboration, we can expect a polished and sonically captivating experience that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on listeners.
So mark your calendars for the 23rd of June 2023, as Gia McKay’s “Walls” is a track to look out for. Prepare to be moved by her soulful vocals, poignant lyrics, and the raw emotions that she effortlessly pours into her music. Gia’s star is on the rise, and we eagerly anticipate where her talent and unwavering passion will lead her next.