Zoe Wees‘ new single, “Daddy’s Eyes” is a great emotional ballad that plucks the heartstrings of everyone who listens to it. Speaking of the meaning of the song, the breakout star explains, “My father was never there for my mother and me. I’ve met him once in my life and I realized that my eyes look exactly like his. I don’t wanna cry these tears with my Daddy’s Eyes. I don’t need you, Dad!”
“Daddy’s Eyes” was recorded with producers Patrick Pyke Salmy and Ricardo Muñoz, who also worked on Wees’ debut EP, Golden Wings, which included the Top 20 Pop radio hit “Control.” Zoe’s tracks have garnered over 1.8 billion streams worldwide. Her gift of telling complex and moving stories makes her one of the leading artists of her generation.
The 20-year-old wrote the heartfelt single about her absent father, reflecting the feelings of every child who has gone through a similar situation, “I don’t wanna cry these tears with my daddy’s eyes/ Turn up after all these years just to say goodbye/ Oh no/ All the birthdays are the worst days/ Every Christmas you were missing/ All the nights you never sang me to sleep/ I don’t wanna cry these tears with my daddy’s eyes/ Not tonight, no not tonight.”
Collecting more than two billion combined global streams, Zoe Wees is on her way to becoming a household name. Included in Forbes’ “30 Under 30” Class of 2021 and featured in Billboard’s “21 Under 21: Ones To Watch,” the multi-talented singer-songwriter has collaborated with artists like 6lack, Kygo, and Felix Jaehn.
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