Artist: Whitney Rose
Hometown: Prince Edward Island, Canada & Austin, Texas
Album: South Texas Suite
Release Date: January 27, 2017
Label: Six Shooter/Thirty Tigers
In Their Words: "What I love about (Austin writer) Brennen Leigh's tune -- other than the cleverness and comedic factor of the lyrics, which is characteristic of her writing -- is that she broaches a subject where it would be easy to come off as being condescending or bitter, but she gracefully eludes doing that. She's embracing these new times and all of this new technology and saying, 'Yes, this is all well and good. The world is progressing, and that's really wonderful, but don't forget to slow down sometimes. Don't forget to preserve some of the natural beauty in this world that could be on its way to being an endangered species.'
I don't want to put words in her mouth, but this is how I perceive the song. Because, when we're on our death beds, I think it's safe to say that most of us won't be thinking about our most successful Instagram posts. I know I'll be thinking about the people I love, and 'Analog' gently reminds me to look them in the eye as much as possible while I can. That's how I like to think of this song -- not as a bash to the new age, just a gentle reminder.” -- Whitney Rose