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Indie-pop singer-songwriter Dawson Fuss has released his newest single, 'Upper Hand'.


Upper Hand' is an authentic reflection of his journey of moving on and reclaiming his power by staying out of petty arguments and histrionics. With bright vocals and powerful, catchy guitar riffs, the track is an upbeat anthem for staying above petty disagreements. The track builds upon themes of reflection and growth found in Dawson’s previously-released singles. Dawson wrote the track in a period of healing from a painful breakup in an effort to move on.

He says,

“I find that both listening to and writing music transforms the way I feel, almost serendipitously. Writing ‘Upper Hand’ was my opportunity to reclaim a relationship that made me feel pretty awful.” With dynamic guitar, drums, and vocals, the single is a confident narrative of being the bigger person in the face of others’ drama. Lyrics like “I don’t need any provoked validation” convey a sense of assertiveness and have audiences singing and dancing along."

For Dawson Fuss, born and raised in Santa Barbara, creating music has always been about sharing his story. He’s committed to being authentic and vulnerable through his lyrics, and credits the narrative of each of his songs to his personal experiences. Inspired by artists like Rex Orange County and Conan Gray, Dawson’s music is upbeat, with lyrics that tell each story with raw sincerity. He continues to write and perform his own music, and comes to life whenever he performs for an audience.

Dawson Fuss’s music seamlessly blends the upbeat tempo of rhythmic instrumentals with his signature strong and out-front vocals and honest lyrics.

'Upper Hand' is out now. Listen HERE @dawsonfuss


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