Episode 21: "Anxiety" by Karri
"In this life, I will survive."
In "Anxiety," one of the tracks from her brand new album M.I.A., R&B songstress Karri articulates the struggle to find motivation and purpose amidst the chaos. Singing against the soothing soudscape of an a acappella chorus, Karri shares the inner monologue of someone who is trying desperately to claw her way out of a state of anxious depression. The song concludes with this triumphant declaration of faith. In this episode, Emmeline and Karri talk about the struggle that led to the song, how the song informed Karri's new record, and how Karri wrote her way out of the anxiety created by the simultaneous storms of the global pandemic and social unrest. They also talk about listening for God's messages, making space in your life for miracles, and why it is so desperately important to allow yourself to be vulnerable.
To learn more about Karri, or to follow her musical journey, visit her on Instagram at @karrimusic_. To see Karri's beautiful and meaningful visual for "Anxiety," check out the video on YouTube. For behind-the-scenes info and more about Journey of a Song, follow Emmeline on social media at @EmmelineMusic or check out the Journey of Series official page. You can also hear the songs from previous episodes with the Journey of a Song playlist on Spotify.