Canadian alternative singer-songwriter Jayli Wolf unleashed her latest single, “Blood Orange”, the second release of her upcoming EP, God Is An Endless Mirror. The indigenous, queer artist presents a powerful anthem that delves into the themes of trauma, abuse and oppression.
“Blood Orange” is an unapologetic representation of the inner strength that lives within us, as we make our way through the complex emotions that arise after experiencing a traumatic event. There’s both pain and courage in Jayli Wolf’s voice, and she boldly stands up against the oppressor, all the while touching on the vulnerable position the oppressed is put in.
The melody is heavy, yet somewhat quiet; the sole focus is on the words. With a soft guitar riff that blends seamlessly with the percussion elements in the song, it serves as a confronting backdrop to the story. It stands strong just as Jayli intended, in a way that prevents the listener from looking away and losing track of the message.
On the essence of the song, Jayli explains: “Blood Orange is a poignant testament to the indomitable spirit of those who have faced adversity, encouraging resilience, healing, and the liberation that comes from telling one’s story:
“Blood Orange” is now available on all streaming platforms.