Since winning over Blake Shelton with a stunning rendition of his love Gwen Stefani‘s “Cool” when auditioning for The Voice earlier this year, Lili Joy has been hard at work making original music, which can be heard through her latest singles “Sink” and “Float.”
“Float,” which dropped earlier this month, is an enchanting song about admiration and love for someone in the purest form ebbs and flows in warm waves from a jazzy swing into a hypnotic hook upheld by her shimmering, soulful delivery.
“‘Float’ is a pure love song about deeply admiring someone who doesn’t yet love themselves,” shares LiLi Joy. “The song is a beckon to escape the world of caring about other people’s opinions of you; leave behind your insecurities and help the person to realize the beauty they hold even in the ‘bad’ parts of themselves.”
“Float,” as well as previously released “Sink,” will be featured on the 16-year-old’s forthcoming EP Colours You Can’t See, dropping on Wednesday, August 14th.
“The ‘Colours You Can’t See’ are the emotions and feelings that we carry around with us every day that we don’t let other people know about,” says LiLi Joy about the forthcoming EP. “All of the songs on the EP were written during a time where I was isolated with myself and my emotions. I know what it’s like to feel as if you should be ashamed to share what’s truly taking up your headspace, even if it comes from a place of love.”
She continues, “My goal with this project was to paint with the colours my mind had already made for me, whether they were some type of mixed-up paradox or beautifully clear. As a result of that, I hope from the bottom of my heart that people can feel unashamed of being the beautiful, complex confusions that they truly are.”
Celeb Secrets caught up with Lili recently to chat about her journey on The Voice and how it inspires her upcoming original music. Check out our full interview with Lili below and make sure to give her a follow on Instagram at @lilijoyy for more.