Alana Springsteen Releases ‘History Of Breaking Up (Part Two)’

Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary
Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary

Rising star Alana Springsteen officially released the second part of her project, History of Breaking Up (Part Two). Springsteen began telling her story last year with the release of her independent EP, History of Breaking Up (Part One). Since releasing the original seven songs, fans were highly anticipating the second portion of the EP, which is now available on all streaming platforms.

PHOTO CREDIT: ANNA CLARY / PROJECT ART: BRIANNE FARQUHAR
PHOTO CREDIT: ANNA CLARY / PROJECT ART: BRIANNE FARQUHAR

With her vulnerability shining through, the up-and-coming artist continued to share her heartbreak through an additional seven songs on Part Two of her EP. To stream or download History of Breaking Up (Part Two), click here.

“When I look back on where I was as I was writing the songs for History of Breaking Up (Part Two) and then look at where I am now, it’s all a little surreal,” Springsteen shares. “This project started out as a way for me to find some peace and healing through the heartbreak, but it’s given me so much more: I’ve found a community of the most amazing fans who’ve helped me — and each other — to feel a little less alone. If Part One set the bar for me, I truly believe Part Two raises it.”

Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary
Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary

The 21-year-old co-penned all but one of the tracks on her EP as well as co-produced and played guitar on five of the songs. Inspired by heartache, the Virginia Beach native comes to terms with the end of a relationship while letting herself feel the stages of sadness, anger, and acceptance. With true talent, the songbird was able to find beauty and create something beautiful out of the darkness.

Springsteen collaborated with some of the industry’s finest songwriters, including Whakaio Taahi (LANY, Katelyn Tarver), Melissa Fuller (Mickey Guyton, LANCO), Sasha Alex Sloan, Chris LaCorte, Ryan Beaver, Jessie Jo Dillon, Geoff Warburton, and more. She also made her first outside cut with “New Number,” written by Nashville all-stars Shane McAnally, Ashley Gorley, and Rhett Akins. Cameron Jaymes, LaCorte, and Pete Good are also penned as her co-producers.

Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary
Alana Springsteen; Photo by Anna Clary

Celebrating her release at the Pool Club Rooftop Bar at Virgin Hotels Nashville on July 13th, Springsteen hosted members of the industry to showcase her catalog of songs in History of Breaking Up (Part Two). She performed the breakup anthem “Me Myself and Why,” as well as the slow-tempo heartbreak ballad “New Number.”

Alana Springsteen also debuted the music video for “Trust Issues.”

“‘Trust Issues’ was painful to write. It’s a song I had put off writing but knew needed to get out – for my sake,” Springsteen previously shared. “The guy who broke my heart told more lies than I can count and turned out to be the exact opposite of who he promised he was… cue ‘Trust Issues.’ This song is an anthem for anyone out there who’s on the other side of heartbreak, still dealing with anger, sadness, bitterness, and the fear that they may never be able to trust again. I loved being able to do this without making it a sad song.”

To watch the video, directed by David Bradley, click above.

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