Following her summer single “Heart Heat”, Nashville-based indie pop artist daena will return on 9.30 with “Just the Girl”, her take on The Click Five’s explosive early 00’s hit. daena not only flips the script to bring a queer perspective to the song, but with her intimate vocals, soft 90s synths and sparkling electric guitars, the bittersweet lyrics open up and hit home. For fans of Aly & AJ, HAIM and Charli Adams, this indie cover will thrill fans of the original track and new listeners alike.
daena’s songs have been placed on Spotify’s “Fresh Finds” and “Night Pop” editorial playlists, featured on iHeart Radio, Nashville’s Lightning 100, Breaking Sound Radio, + more. Her single "Close Isn't Enough" has organically amassed over half a million Spotify streams. daena’s plans to release more new original music in 2022.
As a queer woman, daena hopes to be a role model for other young people in the community. “It’s important to help normalize all queer relationships and identities,” daena says. “I hope that my music can encourage listeners to be true to who they are - and proud of it - no matter where they are in their journey of self-discovery and love”.