Q: I really enjoy the keyboard on this song. What inspired you to write “Let It Go”?
Luzi: Let it Go was written when I was confronted with a moment of transition, it really signifies time for change by means of walking away from painful past experiences and a silence endured through all these experiences which froze me from being able to express my feelings through music. When I finished this song I was able to give back to my self and to my music, forgive my self for the silence and respect my self by letting go of some dark emotions and people in my life who were causing me harm. Hope that it can serve as a healing tool for someone else, just like it helped me writing it.
Q: Walk us through your writing and production process in making “Let It Go”.
Luzi: Thank you, writing this song has been a long process because due to lack of confidence and a writing block I left this song incomplete on my computer for a long time. I started writing the words to this song and the guitar opening in Paris, I had been in the city for about 6 months feeling a bit lost and unsure of my future, I then finished Let It Go years later in London, during first lockdown in 2020 after some other events that really disappointed me and took me to a pinning point. I felt a real moment of change was about to happen and then a real sense of liberation and weight was lifted off my shoulders when I was able to finally finish this song (and many others) that will be part of my upcoming album. I have recorded this song with the amazing Nick Burns on production at his house, here he played keys, percussions and electric guitar, he really gets what I am trying to portray through music so he’s amazing to work with.
Q: Your vocals are awesome! And we love your songwriting! What first got you into music?
Luzi: Thank you, well I think what got me into music was seeing the greatest performers on MTV when I was just 10 or 11 like I remember vividly a Michael Jackson’s tape I was given that I looped endlessly and then seeing Madonna, Britney Spears and many more pop icons inspired be to perform so I joined the local band and choirs in my town but the real change for me was when I decided to move to London to pursue music more in depth.
Q: What has been one of the highlights of your music career so far?
Luzi: I think performing at Glastonbury was one of the best moments and more recently singing at the Tower of London with Hofesh Schechter Company was really a great experience, both of those I’d like to repeat.
Q: What has been, so far, your favorite song to perform and why?
Luzi: My favourite song to perform live is definitely this one because it really relaxes me and puts me in a great mood, I also involved the audience to sing with me which makes it even better! Another I love playing is called Silent Moon which will come out in November with a sick music video filmed by my brother Tommaso Luzi! 🙂
Q: What would you like to say to your fans out there?
Luzi: I’d like to say that through this song I have been able to forgive my self for not writing songs for so long, forgive my self to have been overcome with fear and oppression rather than putting my self respect first, to have insisted for so long on things that were just not right nor good for me….and that it’s ok to live to and learn… we all need our time to understand what is happening to us, accept and let go of things, don’t compare your self and your journey with anyone else’s.
Interviewed by Skylar Rogers
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