With the release of her upcoming single, “Imaginary Boyfriend”, Melbourne’s indie artist, Karen Harding is all set to win hearts over once more. Available on all streaming platforms on 9th February 2024, this indie pop treasure will give fans a first taste of her highly anticipated upcoming debut album.
For those who have opted for solitude on Valentine’s Day, Karen Harding’s ‘Imaginary Boyfriend’ presents a refreshing alternative in a world overflowing with romantic duets and heart-shaped confessions. Through its accessible lyrics and beautiful vocals, this upbeat and catchy tune addresses the delicate balance between the heart’s desire for a perfect partnership and its unwavering drive to uphold personal ideals and independence.
‘Imaginary Boyfriend’ is a musical journey that effortlessly combines indie pop inclinations with a splash of Karen Harding’s trademark inventiveness. It features a sound palette of layered vocals, electric guitar riffs, driving rhythms, and pulsating synth textures.
Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Melbourne, Australia, Karen Harding burst onto the stage with her debut single, “I Didn’t Realise,” in May 2021. Since then, she has fearlessly charted new territories of sonic exploration, collaborating with artists and producers from around the globe.
Karen’s distinctive voice effortlessly traverses the ethereal sounds of Sarah McLachlan and Eva Cassidy, while also delivering powerful pop stylings reminiscent of Ella Henderson and Adele. With each note and lyric, Harding weaves a tapestry of human experiences and emotions, inviting listeners into a realm of imagination and heartfelt connection.
Notable accolades, including winning the 2021 Bendigo Bank-sponsored Radio Eastern songwriter talent show, and nominations as a top 10 winner for the World Songwriting Awards and Best International Artist at the Crags Radio Independent Artist Awards in February 2022, underscore Karen’s rising prominence in the music industry.
For Karen Harding, music serves as a vessel for self-discovery, personal growth, and therapeutic expression. As she continues to explore her musical talents and push the boundaries of creativity, audiences can expect to be captivated by her distinctive voice and innovative approach to songwriting.
Prepare to embark on a sonic journey with Karen Harding as she unveils ‘Imaginary Boyfriend’ on February 9, 2024. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate the beauty of independence and individuality with a soundtrack that resonates with the soul.