The Details: Appleby discusses ‘Half Life’

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The Details is our video series where we chat with artists about their recent releases, getting a behind-the-scenes look at the processes of writing, recording, and releasing music. On our latest episode, Molly Mary O’Brien talked with Los Angeles singer-songwriter Appleby about his song “Half Life,” an introspective and unexpectedly propulsive song about feeling emotions so intense you simply don’t know what to do.

Appleby shared his songwriting process and experience collaborating with producer Milo Bennett, including writing IMDB-style blurbs to help solidify song themes, FaceTiming all night on mute, and celebrating a project release day with physical experiences to get out of the digital vortex. 

“Half Life” is a single off Appleby’s latest EP While You Were Sleeping — check it out here and of course, subscribe to The Alternative’s YouTube channel for more episodes of The Details and other sweet music video content.

Molly Mary O’Brien | @missmollymary

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