New best friends, or new bae and boo
Synergy and harmony coming through
By three times, she has the choice to choose or just ignore someone new. When comes the third person, the song starts to feel like a meeting place. A place overwhelmed by a special sound that blends jazz with a new style of lo-fi R&B/soul.
Another message is being conveyed, and this is the sad note. All these interactions under attraction are done in digital instead of being real organic connections.
“2:22 is about a lonely girl’s search for meaning. Though we’ve begun to turn inward as a society, and we live our lives in this digital realm, we still look for an anchor. That something, or someone, that feels real to us. Regardless of whether it actually is. Our feelings and perceptions can legitimize anything, even a phantom love affair.” – Dani Darling
You can feel, through her look and her vocals, how well Dani Darling is influenced by the likes of Jamila Woods, who’s all about self-love and finding her balance by herself, on her own.
What is more, this kind of music with a message recalls also the likes of H.E.R., who stands for every woman, as a young girl.