Introducing alt-pop singer OZ, who makes her debut with MONEY.
OZ has been writing music since her early teens after being inspired by her father’s passion for music, including the likes of THE CLASH, DOLLY PARTON and KATE BUSH. Her early demo’s caught the music industry’s ear, and she’s been working and writing with producers since she was 15 years old.
“The part of me that’s Oz is my weirder, more left side,” she explains about recording as OZ. “Oz has always been the nutter. She’s my protection but she’s also my freedom — freedom to laugh with my mates in the street at 3am with Red Stripe, wear leather, do crazy 70s makeup, do whatever I like. Oz is the part of me who’s never afraid to be exactly who she wants to be.”
Speaking about the debut track, OZ said, “MONEY is a song that discusses the dangers of the ‘keeping up with the Jones’’ mentality. We change so much of ourselves to conform to the western ideals of beauty or success. It sounds so clichéd but what really matters is who you are. Of course, people change and grow, that’s what we’re meant to do as human beings. But when you aren’t being true to yourself you’re in dangerous territory. In my experience, it normally leaves you sad and vacant.”
OZ is expected to drop her debut EP later this year.