Lady Donli makes her return with GMK-produced single “Searching”

Donli ushers in a new era

For the past few months, the question on everyone’s lips has been unanimous. Where is Lady Donli? While the answer has remained status imminent for most of the year, she’s certainly piqued interests further with her welcome return this month.

Arriving today, Lady Donli’s first official single of the year “Searching” is a welcome return of sorts. Here, the singer shifts the needle on her artistic output once again, shedding the days of her Enjoy Your Life’ era completely.


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On the GMK-produced single, the singer is at her most introspective. She confronts her innermost feelings about herself reflected through the worries of a lover. “You said that I’m selfish/But what makes you perfect” she quips over the song’s rhythmic production.

As the song builds, Lady Donli’s focus shifts. It’s clear that this revelatory conversation has led her to question who she really is and attempt to reconnect to the core of her being. “I just wanna know who I am/Searching but I’ll be there when I can” she sings, digging into these frustrating thoughts and fighting to come out with answers.

However, there are no answers. Life is a constant loop of searching for who you are and questioning the hypocrisy in yourself and others. The song’s incredibly layered production provides the perfect bedding for Lady Donli to ponder these thoughts. Rather than arriving at catharsis, she continues her search for self, leaving listeners to ponder about the state of their own psyche while turning up simultaneously.

Stream “Searching” below.

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