Written while visiting her parents on the Queensland Coast If Loneliness Was Art captures some of that Australian sea air with its laidback reggae-ish beach vibe and summery Sha-la-la-la-las.
Listen carefully though and you'll hear that the carefree disposition of the song masks a quiet despair and longing in the lyrics. As Elizabeth herself says, It's about wanting somebody. Really really badly.Even if the British weather fails to cooperate, If Loneliness Was Art is going to bring a slice of Aussie pop sunshine to proceedings.
1. If Loneliness Was Art