Inspires on Feisty Pop Anthem ‘Fighter’

From depression to victory, the boxing metaphor takes centre stage in Matilde G's new mental health themed track 'Fighter'


Rising pop star Matilde G has released her latest single ‘Fighter’ on 26th May. The song is already making waves for its powerful message of hope and determination. With soaring vocals and a catchy beat, ‘Fighter’ is sure to resonate with anyone who has struggled with mental health issues and is looking for a way to fight back.

“I wrote this song from my own personal experience with depression” says Matilde G. “I found the motivation to respond and overcome that difficult moment through the love for my family. I wanted to create an anthem that would inspire others to fight back and take control of their lives”.

And that’s exactly what ‘Fighter’ does. With lyrics like, “I’m alive, and I chose my heart over mind, gonna kill the demons inside, I’m the one in charge of my life, and I’m winning this fight.” The song is a rallying cry for anyone who has faced the darkness of depression.

Matilde G adds, “Everyone on social media seems to have the perfect life and relationship. But let’s be real, we’re all just humans, and we all have our struggles. As a singer, I want to keep it real with my fans and encourage them to fight for their own happiness. It’s okay to admit that you’re not okay and to work on yourself.”

But it’s not just the lyrics that make ‘Fighter’ stand out. Matilde G’s powerful vocals over a catchy melody and a driving beat are sure to get your heart pumping. The music video features the rising star in the boxing ring, representing the fight against depression through physical activity.

“Boxing is a great way to channel your energy and fight back against your demons.” And she’s not kidding. She trained at ‘The Ring Boxing Community’ in Singapore with the WBC Asia Silver Champion Abdou to prepare for the music video. Her opponent in the ring will be the WBO Asia Pacific Champion Kirstie Gannaway. It’s clear that Matilde G is taking the fight against depression seriously, and she’s using her platform as a rising star to inspire others to do the same,” says Matilde G.

The song’s sound that is both contemporary and timeless makes it a must-listen for fans of all genres. Co-written and produced with Josefin Glennmark and Erik Lewander, ‘Fighter’ is a song that’s sure to lift you up and give you the strength to keep fighting, no matter what you’re facing.

The release of ‘Fighter’ follows the success of her previous single, ‘Hypocrite’, which received critical acclaim and was featured by MTV in the US. With ‘Fighter’, Matilde G proves that she’s a rising star to watch, not just for her catchy pop melodies, but for her commitment to using her platform for good.

Matilde G is an 18-year-old pop singer and songwriter originally from Italy, now based in Singapore. Despite her young age, Matilde G has already made waves in the music industry releasing ten original songs that have collectively garnered over 6 million streams. Her music has been played in 176 countries and she has 200,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, while her music videos have accumulated over 6 million views on YouTube.

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