Seattle indie pop musician Work Wife drops lo-fi love song “Creases,” an acoustic-led offering which shines a light on her crystal-clear vocals. Encapsulating the vulnerability that accompanies tensions in a relationship, the gentle production explores wanting to be a priority in your partner’s life.
With her bold voice juxtaposed against the tender theme of the track, songwriter Meredith Lampe weaves a down-to-earth tale about dating an artist and accepting that their art will always come first in their lives. Swirling with melancholia rooted in minimal instrumentation and intimate lyricism, Lampe draws us in with her masterful representation of relationships.
Tapping into her signature style of blending her personal struggles with anxiety and heartbreak with catchy melodies, Work Wife’s music is polished yet nuanced with raw, human emotion. Accompanied by an imaginative music video, which portrays the singer as a bystander in her own relationship, Lampe manages to capture the heart-rendering theme of “Creases,” in poetic visuals.
Filmed in her hometown of Seattle and paying ode to the Bainbridge Ferry that takes you across the islands, the video further adds to the nostalgia which oozes from the track.Classically trained pianist and computer programmer by day, Meredith Lampe as Work Wife has built up a reputation for crafting intricate productions led by authentic songwriting – an artistic style she continues to hone on this yearning new single.