Having made her signature mark as a comedian, LGBTQ+ influencer, content creator and talented pop artist, Ally Hills is ending 2022 on a high note with the release of her catchy pop hit “manipuLIES” on all streaming platforms. Once again showing off her creative versatility, we are introduced to a revival of a song written years ago that now, provides an entirely new meaning. Solidifying her stance in entertainment, we expect nothing less that lighthearted creations from the young artist and while “manipuLIES” provides serious undertones, on its surface, it’s refreshingly upbeat, goofy and extremely fun to dance to. Ally’s current girlfriend had written the original lyrics to the track when she was only 10 year old and naturally, fourteen years later, the track crept its way back into their lives.
“I never thought I would actually release “manipuLIES” because it was made just for fun. After finding some childhood memorabilia, my girlfriend sent me a photo of lyrics she had written when she was 10 and that night I turned them into a song to give to her on our third date the next day. As far as the meaning goes, the lyrics are pretty straight forward, but at the end of the day the song is simply a sentimental inside joke between her and I more than anything else.” – Ally Hills
Inspired by dodging betrayal and recognizing red flags early on, their stroke on songwriting genius will prove relatable to anyone who is navigating the unpredictable nature of dating. A creative take on the word “Manipulated”, “manipuLIES” is an extension of that in addition to “Monopolized”, not only offering fans a new word but also an entirely new concept that is meant to empower and encourage….while also keeping you on the dance floor till the very end.
Launching her viral YouTube channel in 2012, Ally quickly captured the hearts of tens of thousands of fans from around the world. Delivering a quirky mix of comedy, music and stories about her experience in the LGBTQ+ community, Ally’s loveable content quickly positioned her as one of YouTube’s most popular creative influencers. Frequently playing shows at LA and NY’s most notable music venues (Peppermint Club, Harvard & Stone, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), Ally’s success eventually led her to a Shorty Award Nomination in 2016 for Best YouTube Musician. Her musical influences range from pop icons such as Paramore, modern indie pop, as well as beloved new wave bands from the 80’s like Tears for Fears and New Order. Comedically, Ally’s brand of ‘observational humor’ allows her to find comedy in ordinary, everyday things, making them relatable yet wildly entertaining to her viewers.
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