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Middle Part Captures Struggle of Navigating Your 20s in Single “Heartbeat”

Featured Photo Credit: Carina Allen 
Styling Credit: Sionán Murtagh

Brooklyn-based artist, Middle Part captures the struggle of navigating your twenties in his new single “Heartbeat.” 

Middle Part’s honest and sincere songwriting produce connective lyrics that weave through synths and vintage drum machine beats, reminiscent of his 90’s and early Millenium alternative band inspirations. 

“It’s supposed to paint a picture of me watching myself fall apart. The song is centered around that chaotic feeling somebody in their 20’s can feel when they’re learning to navigate life or what the point of it all is,” Middle Part shared.

An animated music video, created by illustrator Sally Meyers, compliments the track’s nostalgic sound.

“I wanted somebody else to interpret the song visually while maintaining this nostalgic feeling that I obviously love so much. Since the song is about my affinity for dissociating, I thought it would be fitting to view it that way aesthetically. I like how she took some of the lyrics very literally and brought what we wrote to life. Although it was her vision, there were so many moments in the video that I could relate to and get lost in which I find so fascinating because after burning this song into my ears over the last few months she really brought a new life to it. I really just escape into this animation when I watch it. Sally’s talented, and I think she’s wonderful,” Middle Part said.

Middle Part is now working on his upcoming six-track EP ‘I Wish I Was Alive.’

Listen here.