Holly Blair’s ‘Slow’: A Musical Journey of Healing and Self-Discovery

Introspective melodies unravel deep emotions.


If you're on the lookout for something soul-stirring and thought-provoking to add to your playlist, then Holly Blair's latest single, ‘Slow’, is definitely worth a listen. This LA-based multi-talented artist is not only a singer and songwriter but also a filmmaker, and she brings her diverse skill set to the forefront in this mesmerizing track.

‘Slow’ is the second single from Blair's upcoming EP, ‘Then Comes The Lightning’, scheduled to drop on May 10th. Following the success of her debut EP, ‘One Step Away Is Too Far’, Holly Blair is back with more captivating music that transcends conventional boundaries.

The track itself is a beautiful testament to Blair's journey of healing and self-discovery. Written during a pivotal moment in her life, just before embarking on a journey to sobriety, ‘Slow’ encapsulates the emotional rollercoaster of embracing change and relinquishing control.

Blair's introspective lyrics delve deep into the complexities of human emotion, particularly the desire to surrender to life's uncertainties while grappling with the fear of losing control. In her own words, the song represents the moment when clarity emerges from the fog of confusion, illuminating the path forward, albeit uncertainly.

One of the most poignant moments of the track comes towards the end when Blair sings, “Spit the rocks out my mouth, So I can make a sound,” a visceral expression of reclaiming her voice and space in the world. It's a powerful declaration of resilience and self-empowerment that resonates long after the song ends.

Beyond its lyrical depth, ‘Slow’ showcases Blair's versatility as an artist. With its atmospheric soundscapes and haunting melodies, the track draws listeners into a mesmerizing sonic landscape that feels both intimate and expansive.

Moreover, as a queer, gender-fluid artist, Holly Blair brings a unique perspective to her music, challenging traditional norms and embracing the fluidity of identity. Her artistry transcends genres, effortlessly blending elements of pop, indie, and electronic music to create a sound that is distinctly her own.

In anticipation of the EP launch, Blair will be performing at Bar Doña in London on May 9th, alongside other talented artists. It's bound to be an unforgettable evening, filled with raw emotion and electrifying performances.


In essence, ‘Slow’ is more than just a song; it's a musical journey that invites listeners to explore the depths of their own emotions and embrace the beauty of life's uncertainties. With ‘Then Comes The Lightning’ on the horizon, Holly Blair is undoubtedly a rising star to watch in the music scene. So mark your calendars and prepare to be enchanted by her spellbinding melodies.