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Lyla - BABY IS MY STATUE (demo)
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Lyla - BABY IS MY STATUE (demo)

After releasing an acoustic album filled with rigid melodramatic feels in May earlier this year, the NYC-based singer-songwriter moves into a more experimental, dream-pop space working on her forthcoming second studio album. Her often, destination-orientated style of writing, surfaces again when she decides to be a tourist in her own city for a day, and boards a cruise ship filled with tourists to visit Lady Liberty after a romantic encounter left her with fireworks in her mind. “Baby is my Statue” – written in a “broken English-style” will leave you with feelings of a time that you were desperately clinging on to what you wanted to believe about someone, even when the rest of the world told you otherwise. She sings about putting her faith in situations despite her doubts, and this new experience she has, moving out of a passive aggressive space and only taking positive feelings away from encounters, leaves her feeling liberated. The song sees the South African singer experiment with different languages including French & Afrikaans. The song is currently being reworked and produced by Rebirth Music Studios in South Africa. Big time producer Bobby Johnson, known for his work with Cassper Nyovest & Euphonik, is excited to collaborate with Illing to release a radio edit of "Baby is my Statue." Influences: Christine and the Queens, Lykke Li, Lana Del Rey, Jon Bellion Released independently Recorded at Atlantic Records Recording Studios, NYC Baby is my Statue - Lyrics Fist in the air So young, love is all we fight for And we wana have it all And we go go go go And I don’t wana doubt you Don’t wana second guess you They tell me that I ought to But no And I don’t wana doubt you Don’t wana second guess you They tell me that I ought to But I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue I can see it in your eyes You can see I really want you Baby says we will not be moved We got love I got love for you And I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue Fist in the air So dumb, love is all we fight for I can see it on your face I don’t even have to ask you So I’m not gonna doubt you I won’t second guess you They tell me that I ought to But no I’m not gonna doubt you I won’t second guess you They tell me that I ought to But I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue I can see it in your eyes Oh, You can see I really want you Baby says we will not be moved We got love I got love for you And I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue Baby is my statue We don’t even need glue All our pieces go together I am his Lady He is my Liberty Fist in the air forever So many nights up use my last 9 percent Typing texts to you I never even send Then you Come around with your Broken apologies Your broken English and your fucking French tendencies Haha And those 1am texts Humide at night Fantaisie in my head Et ma chatte serree So praat jou French baby And I will listen Sans aucun doute baby Noo second guessing No I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue I can see it in your eyes You can see I really want you Baby says we will not be moved We got love I got love for you And I’m gonna stand with you ….. Baby says we will not be moved We got love I got love for you And I’m gonna stand with you Baby is my statue Baby is my statue We don’t even need glue All our pieces go together I am his Lady He is my Liberty Fist in the air forever Fist in the air forever And I’m gonna stand with you