The 24-year old’s most recent single is one of the best rock songs released this year, never mind that approximately no one has heard it yet. The bubblegum bulldozer “You’re Still My Sugar” is the product of a D.I.Y. master plan including her own label, a production partner, and a fresh USC diploma with “Popular Music Program” on it.
Baby Doll” poses Maddie Ross as a Harley Quinn of sorts. She’s cute, talking about her french braids, and then the tiger comes out.
Ross returns with her brand new single called “Make Me A Safe Place”, which starts off as an angsty lo-fi number before erupting at the one minute mark into a full-fledged guitar-driven alt-pop anthem, complete with fierce vocals and infectious hooks.
“Making out is easy” is one of the best lyrics from Maddie Ross’ new track ‘Cruel Is The Love,’ and it also happens to be the name of her upcoming EP. And, if the first two tracks released from the EP are any indication, it could be one of the year’s best under-the-radar releases.
Sounding more early 90s than ever, hints of The Breeders come through as the gorging grunge-pop song comes to a close... Ross writes songs full of bittersweet tales, brilliant lyricism and brutal honesty.