“Faking a smile” by Hemes

The uber-talented Hemes comes to Wolf in a Suit once more with the introspective and honest sonic creation that is “Faking a smile”. With this refreshing and down-to-earth soundscape, she explores the at-times harsh reality of what lies behind the smiles that most like to put for everyone to see. The track blends melodies and lyrics with a gentle yet firm variety of feelings and emotions that are so real and so human, instantly pulling us in. Her voice is absolute perfection and manages to not only showcase what the verses as trying to show but also connect with the listeners in a way that is quite welcomed and true. She does not sugarcoat the story but instead gives us a chance to find a little bit of freedom while we traverse this reality she has crafted. So listen closely and fall in love with the magic and honest vibes of this absolute must-listen gem. Enjoy!

Location: United Kingdom

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“I used to put some makeup on and instantly act like I was okay, and I decided to use this concept in the song because often there’s more than what meets the eye, sometimes the happiest person can actually be really struggling inside so I wanted to raise more awareness around this”. 


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