Athena Lim’s debut single “Being Someone” from her forthcoming EP is a stunningly emotional and vivid track that immediately positions her as a significant newcomer in the alt-pop world. The song mixes moody, atmospheric hues with majestic strings and pure, emotive vocals, evoking the likes of Lana Del Rey and Lorde, but with a twist.

Athena’s folk influences are cleverly interwoven, showcasing her adept songwriting skills. Co-produced with James Atin-Godden, this single not only showcases her wide-ranging musical influences, spanning folk to funk but also her refusal to be pigeonholed into one style. Athena Lim is a new and exciting voice to keep an eye on.