If you haven’t heard of Jaclyn Manfredi, chances are you will soon. With a fun mix between the soulfulness of Amy Winehouse and the upbeat and
The beginning of the song gets right into it with Jaclyn singing, “Right or left, right or left,” to help showcase the idea of not knowing where to go just like a GPS. The line, “Looking through the windshield I question the streets / Feels like I’m looking through the backseat,” is a way of Jaclyn saying she doesn’t feel in control of the relationship and from her point of view, she’s not really sure where it’s going.
“’GPS’ was inspired from a relationship that took a turn for the worst and I didn’t know which way to go with it,” says Jaclyn. “It was going one way, then turned the other way, and I thought it was like how your GPS does that sometimes, and you don’t know where it’s going.”
The jazzy new single has a big band sound with a variety of instrumentals from percussion and brass. It’s a healthy mix with a lot of sass to go along with the lyrics and the overall soulfulness of the song.
Check out what Jaclyn has to say in a recent video interview about how she got started in music and the inspiration behind her latest single “GPS.” You can also get to know Jaclyn a bit more as an artist in our exclusive interview with the singer/songwriter here.
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