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Eileen Carey - 'Keep Your Love to Yourself'

Review Written by Victoria Scott & Staff

Masterfully mixing pop, rock, and country music, Eileen Carey is an award-winning artist. Capturing the hearts of fans and the music industry, Eileen won the Los Angeles Music Awards 2017 Live Country Music Performer and 2016 Female Country Artist, as well as the 2018 New Music Weekly Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Perhaps most indicative of her blossoming career is the who’s-who of legends with whom Carey has shared a stage, including Wilson Phillips, Don McLean, Jefferson Starship, Rita Coolidge, The Motels, Johnny Rivers, Peter Noone, Nelson, and Tal Bachman.7 Following in the footsteps of what The Hype Magazine calls a “long line of radio hits,” Carey’s recent single “Anything That Reminds Me of You” reached the top of the New Music Weekly radio charts in the spring of 2019.

Eileen Carey's indie pop-rock song "Keep Your Love to Yourself" is an encouraging song that will lift your spirits.The intro starts with subtle nuance and builds gradually as the electric pop synth track beat picks up the groove with simple folk rhythms, complex pop synth instrumentation, strings and banjo.

Eileen's wonderful donw-to-earth, country-tinged, yet pure vocals take over in the chorus as the bridge rises with wailing guitar riffs. Eileen collaborated on the production with the talented team of Meesha Black (Songwriter) and Travis Allen (Producer).

“Keep Your Love to Yourself” is the story of a woman who leaves a toxic relationship for her own sanity and health. Sometimes it’s better to be on your own than to deal with someone else’s craziness. Freedom is a gift that is worth holding onto. The singer stands her ground regardless of emotional ties. “Keep Your Love to Yourself” has a clear message of inner strength and glorious freedom from a toxic love. Sometimes it's better to be alone then to be a "wind up bird."

"Cause its bad for my health, I rather be alone then be your chick. Keep your eyes on the road and keep moving forward. Cuz I’d rather be alone then be your wind up bird. I wake up into the light it’s a good day, cuz I made up my mine your love's a crazy thing; its got me running real fast and it makes me want to say goodbye.”

Eileen Carey is a wonderful artist who is able to share intimate stories through heartfelt lyrics. Meesha and Eileen’s fierce songwriting collaboration will uplift you with a catchy hook, country rhythms, and a unique synth instrumentation that will keep your ears locked in. "Keep Your Love to Yourself" is a masterful, empowering song that everyone can relate to.

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