Melbourne-based darling Alexis Naylor recently released her debut album, pages of a past life; a deeply moving and honest ode to heartbreak. Whilst the music speaks for itself, she gave us a glimpse into each of the thirteen love-letters, track by track.
Sweepingly romantic and explosively candid, Alexis Naylor details the story behind pages of a past life, an album dedicated to love.
get out of the rain
A rainy audio snippet to set the scene…
“Setting the mood for the album: all the cheating and lies.”
“The story of the cheating and choices made.”
‘casualty’ stems from reflecting and questioning how one becomes a casualty of someone’s inability to love. Layers of hurt and broken trust, a tale of walking through heartbreak.
talk like a normal person
A cheeky audio snippet: “Just talk like a normal person”.
“The story of an engagement ring that was dismantled.” Check out the lyric video below:
“When someone chooses to opt-out of your life but still watches, likes, comments on your socials.”
“Fiancé walks out after 10.5 years, leaving you for the person he had an affair with.”
Audio snippet: “You love me, yes you do”.
“When a relationship breaks down, children are the casualty.”
you & her
“You & her shines a light on the self talk one has when faced with betrayal from someone you love.”
you happy to see me
Audio snippet: “Did you miss me?”
“At the end of 10.5 years, deflated. What was the point of it all?”
A perfect end to the album, which you can check out on all streaming platforms.