Diving headfirst into the anxieties and reflections of the millennial experience, Baby Queen’s latest single ‘Quarter Life Crisis’ is a captivating testament to the talent of 25-year-old Baby Queen. As she gears up for the release of her highly anticipated debut album of the same name, this lead track offers a glimpse into what’s to come.
‘Quarter Life Crisis’ was born from a candid conversation between Baby Queen and her cousin’s girlfriend, a chat that crystallised the feeling of being caught between childhood and adulthood. In that moment, the phrase ‘quarter life crisis’ became a powerful descriptor for the complex emotions that define this stage of life. This introspection led to the creation of a song that is nothing short of revelatory.
“I felt like I had so much responsibility, but I still felt like a child,” Baby Queen says on the track. “I was talking about how I felt, and she [her cousin] said the phrase, quarter life crisis.”
In terms of vocals, Baby Queen delivers with a hauntingly enchanting voice that dances gracefully on the fine line between nostalgia and the unsettling reality of growing up. The production, led by long-time collaborator King Ed, complements the eerie nursery rhyme vibe that Baby Queen describes. It’s a soundscape that’s both catchy and foreboding, underscoring the sense of uncertainty that accompanies this phase of life.
As we eagerly await Baby Queen’s debut album, ‘Quarter Life Crisis’ leaves fans with a taste of her candid lyricism and knack for translating complex emotions into art. Baby Queen’s work is more than just music; it’s an anthem for a generation navigating the murky waters of adulthood. Baby Queen’s ‘Quarter Life Crisis’ is a must-listen, a haunting reminder that life’s twists and turns are best faced head-on, and we couldn’t be more excited to hear what’s next.