Deanna DeMola - 'Just Say When'
Review by Victoria Scott & Staff
Deanna DeMola is an alternative-pop Singer/Songwriter from Long Island, She is Influenced by Billie Eilish, Paramore, Halsey, and her songs address personal and social challenges that she has had to overcome in order to maintain her strength and attain her goals. A few years ago, Deanna began to struggle with depression and anxiety. She felt lost and hopeless, but eventually she found solace in singing and playing music. Music gave her a voice to share her emotions and experiences. Currently, Deanna has finished working in the studio with Songwriter and Producer Jimmy Greco (Carlos Santana / Paramore / Jennifer Lopez / Train) on her debut EP, Under Construction. It includes six heartfelt original songs that represent her journey as an artist
“Just Say When,” a hypnotic trance-pop love ballad by Deann DeMola. The popping techno beat and stellar ambient sounds have an 80's euphoric vibe. Deanna's hypnotic vocals come in on the first verse, gliding gracefully to the chorus. The ethereal electronic beat picks up in the chorus, then slowly drops out before the bridge, as her entrancing vocals amplify.
This party house beat with dynamic synthesized instrumentation and sultry vocals will have you bumping your head to the groove. Production by co-writer Jimmy Greco is on point with techno and electronic beats swerving through the verses. The musical progression in the arrangement is smooth and keeps you on your toes.
Songwriter Deanna DeMola wrote "Just Say When," an entangled unrequited love story about waiting for the other individual to be available. You will wait for the person until they are ready. The sad part about unrequited love is the missed opportunity for a love that could be great. Near the end of the song, she repeats, "Just say when" until the end, creating the emotion of the waiting game.
"You don't love her, but you want her. I can feel it when you call her name. No, I don't love you, but I want to. I'm ready when you're ready. Just say when, just say when."
Deanna DeMola’s approach to music is ingenious; she lures you in with catchy, easy-to-relate to lyrics and powerful vocals. Deanna DeMola and Jimmy Geco are a dynamic duo; they push the limits of contemporary pop music. “Just Say When” courses through your veins with a party/club vibe. Deanna DeMola is an incredible artist and musician that inspires the world with her music.
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