Released: 14th May 2021
‘Parallel Universe Part 1’ is the sound of an exciting new pop talent finding their voice.
Alaina Castillo had previously made waves making tender, acoustic slow burners that highlighted her warm and soft vocal ability. On her debut album though, she firmly cuts loose and embraces capital P Pop on an album that sounds wonderfully fresh and vibrant.
Opening track ‘Pocket Locket’ is a song of the summer contender that swings playfully and confidently while tracks like the title track and ‘Down 4 U’ are packed full of future pop sounds with insistent and inventive productions aligned to Alaina’s developed songwriting as she creates her own little world.
Only seven tracks long, it offers an enticing tease into the future of someone who seems right at home in the pop game and is set to soar.