XYLØ (born Paige Duddy) has unveiled her new song “Fireworks," premiering on Billboard today (Feb. 22).
The California native shows off her husky vocals through deeply thoughtful lyrics. “And I lay here, I don’t wanna go to sleep alone/ Cause when I look outside my window/ I’m scared it’s not fireworks, anymore/ I’m scared it’s not fireworks, anymore,” she sings on the synth-pop song's catchy chorus.
Beneath the bubbly melody, though, “Fireworks" contains a startling backstory, as Duddy tells Billboard. “About two months ago I was home alone in my apartment in K-Town in Los Angeles,” she says. “I heard a couple having an argument outside my building so I took a look.