WE REVIEW THE NEW SINGLE FROM HI SIENNA – BLUE PILLS AND ARM SCARS
“Blue Pills And Arm Scars” by HI SIENNA is a powerful and emotionally charged track that delves into the themes of overcoming depression, personal struggles, and growth. The song’s poignant lyrics, combined with the band’s distinctive musical style, create a compelling and moving piece of art.
HI SIENNA, a rising alternative-pop band from Manchester is known for their infectious melodies and rhythmically charged sound that can ignite any dance floor. Their captivating live performances and unique songwriting approach have garnered attention and a growing fan base.
Their latest track “Blue Pills And Arm Scars” stands out as a significant addition to their discography, showcasing a more progressive musical structure compared to their previous releases. The song builds on a foundation of stadium-worthy instrumentation, gradually building up to a climactic crescendo. The verses feature chime-like guitar work, creating a sense of intimacy, while the choruses expand into dense and anthemic orchestration, adding depth and emotional intensity.
The lyrical content of the song is deeply personal and reflective. Lead singer Poppy-Jo’s poignant narrative speaks of her journey through depression, family traumas, and personal pain. The title itself references the use of medication (blue pills) and the scars from self-harming (arm scars), both of which were ways for her to cope with her emotions.
The summer of 2023 marked a pivotal period for HI SIENNA, with notable performances at various festivals, highlighting the band’s increasing popularity and influence. This track, “Blue Pills And Arm Scars”, has been a staple in their live performances, making its studio release all the more anticipated.