In a society where being strong and resilient is often held up like a
badge of honour, it’s much, much harder to acknowledge when enough is
enough. It’s a truth that New
Zealand songwriter and producer Amelia Murray has spent years
wrangling with, but one whose story thankfully comes with an
empowering punchline of personal reclamation in the form of ‘Break!’:
her returning EP as Fazerdaze.
Amelia Murray has been releasing music as Fazerdaze since 2014, when her first EP of dreamy guitar tunes began accumulating a worldwide audience of fans. The ripple turned into a tidal wave with the release of viral hit ‘Lucky Girl’ and Fazerdaze set off to tour the world. Yet after her debut album there were five years of silence before she returned with new material.