NEW ALBUM: UPSAHL | LADY JESUS
Taylor Upsahl, better known as her stage name UPSAHL didn’t realize she was making a breakup album at first. The 22-year-old singer has released her debut full-length, Lady Jesus, Collaborating with artists such as Mike Shinoda, iann dior, DREAMERS, Big Boi and Feder. She also frequently writes for other artists and has songwriting credits on Dua Lipa’s "Future Nostalgia," Madison Beer’s "Life Support," and Anne-Marie and Little Mix’s collab “Kiss My (Uh Oh).” Get ready for the future because it’s all coming up, UPSAHL. She began the process of writing the record in 2020, following a harsh split. “I feel like so many people went through shitty breakups in quarantine,” she says over Zoom, rolling her eyes at the thought of her ex. “It was the only person I’d ever really been with,” she continues. “We were together for a long time, so when it ended, I felt like half of my identity was taken out of my body. I was like, shit, who the fuck am I now?” It’s a tricky question that often plagues the brokenhearted. When your partner leaves, where does that leave you? UPSAHL’s success undoubtedly stems from her ability to channel difficult experiences into irresistibly catchy songs, and her debut album, "Lady Jesus," maybe her best work yet.