Promotional photo for "Freshman Year" which sees Isabel Dumaa standing against a beige wall, looking slightly to the left, with her brown hair cascading down past her shoulders and in front of her black dress. Her hands are behind her back.

Isabel Dumaa releases new single about young love and heartbreak titled “Freshman Year”

Starting off 2023 right, Isabel Dumaa stuns listeners with the touching confessional pop song “Freshman Year”. This is just the start of what is set to be an absolutely incredible year for this 19-year-old. The release of this sophomore single follows up Isabel Dumaa’s debut single, titled “Call My Bluff”.

Isabel Dumaa is a singer-songwriter from San Francisco. She’s a multi-instrumentalist being able to play the piano, guitar, and ukulele at an accomplished level on top of her songwriting and vocal abilities. She has been the opening support act for the band Smallpools at their sold-out show at the Roxy in Los Angeles. Support for her as a rising artist comes from a variety of places, including from HIFI Labs’ A&R Team where she is a part of HIFI Labs’ Artist Lab. She’s been growing her fanbase lately, managing to hit over 40.1k followers on TikTok and going on to gain over 30,000 Spotify streams for her debut single “Call My Bluff”. If anything, 2023 is certainly set to be her year, kicking it off with the release of her sophomore single “Freshman Year”.

Written by Isabel Dumaa and Michael Kamerman with the latter also being credited as the producer, “Freshman Year” is a storytelling commercial pop song that is full of passionate emotion and chilling relatability. Impressing with her stunning vocal capabilities and incredible lyricism, this rising singer-songwriter knows exactly how to create and craft a song. The bridge is what uniquely sets this song apart from every young love and heartbreak track we’ve heard to date, as Isabel Dumaa switches up the melody, hooking the listener in and delivering a catchy rhythm set to be stuck in one’s head, before mellowing it out for a heartfelt chorus. This is certainly one track that is set to start spreading among popular playlists and across social network videos.

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Written by Jonathan Currinn

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