Ananya Birla Premiers “Better” Single and Video (Lyrics Review)

Ananya Birla is a singer-songwriter from Mumbai, India and the first homegrown artist to go Platinum with an English language track from the country – something she has now done three times, breaking the dominance of Bollywood music on the Indian music scene.

Since signing with Universal Music in 2016, the self-taught guitar and santoor player, has reached over 100m combined streams on her first four songs–“Livin’ The Life,” “Meant To Be,” “Hold On” and “Circles“– collaborating with artists such as Afrojack, Jim Beanz and Mood Melodies. She has also performed at major Indian concerts including Global Citizen, Oktoberfest and Sunburn, Asia’s biggest electronic music festival, and has plans to perform in The UK and US over the coming year.

Ananya, who has been listed as one of GQ’s Most Influential Young Indians and one of Forbes India’s Women to Watch, is working on an upcoming EP at the moment which is due to be released in April 2019 and will be supported by Island Records UK. The EP includes a new track which features Jamaican music icon Sean Kingston and will be released in March 2019.

“Better” music video has already gathered over 7 million views on YouTube alone since the official release on January 17, 2019. Releasing the song, Ananya had the following to say about it;

“Like all my music, ‘Better’ is super personal and authentic to me. I had a tough time a few years ago, and I wrote this track for the person who helped me through it. I am a big believer that you should always try to surround yourself with positive people who lift you up. The song really makes me smile and I hope it does the same for everyone else.”

Ananya Birla

Watch “Better” Music Video by Ananya

“I want to stay all night
Talk the things we like
Catching fireflies with you
Give you all my time”

“Better” lyrics on AZLyrics

The song does talk about how Ananya’s other half makes her want to be better than herself. It’s an internal and un-forced feeling towards betterment. This song encourages us to improve ourselves and be happy all the time. The music video is full of life and freedom.

You can keep in touch with Ananya on her official social media handles: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook / Official website.

With a powerful voice and an electric personality Ananya Birla is ready to taken on the music world in 2019. Stay tuned with Justrandomthings for more updates on this Indian breakthrough artist.

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