Seventeen-year-old Atlanta-native Jillian O, who is prepping her debut album Dancing With My Eyes Closed, is sharing her first single “A Girl Like Me” exclusively with Billboard.
Crafted from her personal experience as a teenage girl with boy problems, Jillian O’s “A Girl Like Me” is a girl-power anthem. “Dancing with my eyes closed/ I won’t even watch you go,” she sings. “When you want to come back/ Go waste your time/ You’ll never find a girl like me.”
“I wrote this song to empower women,” Jillian O tells Billboard. “I love girls. We rock. But really, just as people in general, it is so important to be confident and to love yourself. Make sure to never put your worth in another person — seek happiness from within yourself, because that’s the best kind of happiness there is.”
Listen to “A Girl Like Me” below: