Sara Jackson-Holman spent the last few years writing and adjusting to her new home: Los Angeles. The artist had originally been working out of Portland, Oregon.
Now, having fully settled, she can release her comeback single, “Beep Beep Bitch”. The track paired her with producer Stefan Macarewich and together they created an amazing electro-pop song. It combines lively hip-hop inspired beats with a hard-hitting bassline. Over the instrumentation, Sara engages the listener with her enticing vocals.
Speaking about the song, she said, “’Beep Beep Bitch‘ is one of 3 singles centered around self and ego—whereas much of what I’ve written has been more about how I define myself in relation to others. It’s an irreverent, petty ode to letting go of those who are intent on misunderstanding you. I have always cared so much about how I come across, what I say, second guessing myself constantly. There has always been something illicit, irreverent, and taboo about hip hop and pop— articulating a confidence with such naked ego (and willingness to offend) that felt completely inaccessible to me personally. I have been so often moved to tears, with what I can only imagine is catharsis, hearing someone own their egoic impulses without qualification. I have long felt that I could be freer to say what I’d like if I was writing for someone else. Or under a pseudonym. In an exercise to try to find out what I’d have to do in order to feel comfortable writing the kind of pop songs I wanted to write, I went as far as thinking I’d have a concept project, in which someone lip synced and was the face of my music. Someone who I thought could embody what I was saying better than I myself could. While it might be true that someone could do these songs more justice than me, I’m glad I settled on releasing them under my name. These songs are a practice in surrendering how others might perceive me in service of giving myself more flexibility to explore my range as a songwriter.”
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