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Review: Maisie Peters’ enchanting spell cast on “The Good Witch”

todayJuly 6, 2023


Maisie Peters, the British singer-songwriter who captured our hearts with her relatable and introspective lyrics, has returned with her highly anticipated sophomore album, The Good Witch. Building on with her debut release, Peters continues to showcase her talent for crafting emotionally charged songs that resonate with listeners on a profound level.

The Good Witch is a cohesive collection of tracks that explore the complexities of love, self-discovery, and personal growth. Peters’ ability to capture the raw essence of human emotions shines through in every song, creating an intimate and immersive listening experience for her audience.

The album opens with the enchanting title track, “The Good Witch,” setting the tone for what lies ahead. Peters’ delicate vocals blend seamlessly with the dreamy instrumentation, transporting listeners into her world. The lyrics delve into intertwined themes of forgiveness and karma, setting the stage for the introspective journey that unfolds throughout the album.

Her song “Body Better” is a captivating and empowering anthem that showcases her growth as an artist. With its infectious pop sound and introspective lyrics, the track explores the lack of self confidence lost through a break up. Peters’ vocals soar effortlessly over the vibrant production, delivering an emotion no one likes to have: jealousy. She captures the comparison between herself and her ex’s partner in her angsty lyrics. The catchy chorus and uplifting melody make “Body Better” an instant earworm that leaves a lasting impression. It’s a testament to Peters’ ability to craft relatable and empowering songs.

Run” is a powerful and empowering anthem that encourages listeners to prioritize their own freedom and happiness. The lyrics, “If a man says that he wants you in his life forever, run!” serve as a bold statement advocating for self-preservation and recognizing her fears in relationships. Peters delivers these lyrics with conviction, showcasing her strength and resilience. The song’s infectious melody and vibrant production complement the empowering message, creating an uplifting and memorable musical experience. With “Run,” Maisie Peters not only showcases her impressive vocal range but also provides a refreshing and empowering perspective on relationships, making it an inspiring addition to her discography.

Her ending track, “History of Man“, is a captivating and introspective song that showcases her lyrical prowess and emotive vocals. The track delves into the complexities of relationships and the vulnerability that comes with navigating the ever-changing dynamics between individuals. Peters’ poignant lyrics paint a vivid picture of the highs and lows experienced in love, and her introspective exploration of human connections adds a layer of depth to the song. The stripped-down instrumentation allows the heartfelt lyrics to take center stage, with Peters’ soulful delivery conveying raw emotions with every note. “History of Man” showcases Maisie Peters’ maturity as a songwriter, as she effortlessly captures the intricacies of human relationships in a way that resonates deeply with listeners.

Maisie Peters is set to tour across North America with Grace Enger in 2023. From coast to coast, she will be showcasing her undeniable stage presence and the genuine connection she establishes with her fans. The Good Witch Comes to North America tour is set to kick off August 3rd at Lollapalooza. The closest date is October 3rd in Dallas, Texas. 

The Good Witch is a testament to Maisie Peters’ growth as an artist and songwriter. With her heartfelt and relatable lyrics, ethereal vocals, and captivating melodies, she continues to carve her own path in the music industry. This album is an emotional journey that will resonate with fans old and new, solidifying Peters’ place as a rising star in the pop music landscape. It is a testament to her ability to craft emotionally charged songs that resonate deeply with listeners. With its dreamy production, heartfelt lyrics, and Maisie’s captivating voice, this album is a must-listen for fans of pop and singer-songwriter music alike. Overall, The Good Witch is a beautiful and introspective album that showcases Maisie Peters’ growth as an artist.

Final Review: ★★★★/5

Writer’s Highlights: Watch, Body Better, You’re Just A Boy (I’m Kinda The Man), Wendy, Run, History of Man

Listen to The Good Witch by Maisie Peters here

Maisie Peters will be touring North America along with Grace Enger. Tickets Available here.

Photos courtesy of Elektra Records 

Written by: Sky