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                                                                      WHITNEY MILLER

                                                                "15 Minutes of Fame"

                                                                PCG Nashville





Unexpected heartaches are never easy to deal with, but once you get past the confusing flurry of emotions that initially arrive with a break-up and can look at it from a fresh perspective, you’ll usually discover that the relationship ending actually did you a favor.

That’s the exact headspace we find Whitney Miller in on her latest single, “15 Minutes of Fame.”

The song, co-written by Miller with Kelly Seidel, Hailey Verhaalen, and Chelsey Satterlee, drips with modern country finesse through a rhythmic drive in the verses that immediately gets the listener clapping and swaying along with the build of the guitars as Miller turns up the sass, providing a knowing warning to her ex’s new girl of the moment.

Questioning in the first verse whether his new girl even understands what she’s getting into as she openly shares that just two weeks ago that was her on his arm, she laments that while it’s all well and good right now, it’s only a matter of time until he’s moving on to his next conquest; something she echoes again in the second verse when she tells that she’s not his one and only, but just another one.

The melody punch of the anthem-like chorus is a clear display of Miller’s stark warning, while also providing an irresistible audience participation moment with its sing-along vibe, as she belts out:

“He’ll make you feel like you’re famous

Like they know what your name is

The attention he’s giving is the kind that you crave

If you saw it from my seat, it’s always the same thing

I remember when he made me feel that way

He’ll say goodbye, replace you the next day

Enjoy your 15 minutes of fame.”

Taking an already dynamic song and turning up its lyrical depth, Miller strikes the listener with a swerve at the end of the song that sees her attitude change from one that’s chalk full of sass, to one that sees “sisters” sticking together as she confidently adapts her persona to that of standing by her soon to be broken hearted friend and toasting a glass of wine with her to the next girl in his line of destructive fire.  

While her debut single “Diamond Country” was a solid introduction that jumpstarted Whitney Miller’s country music path, “15 Minutes of Fame” is the song that pushes her into artist to watch territory as it perfectly encompasses every aspect that a song needs to make a solid impact.

(Review Written By: Jeffrey Kurtis)





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