Magdalia is a magician to have been able to pack an immaculate punch in a 3:31 minutes song. Her new single Great Expectations is a charged number and it’s sure to move you. She speaks so fully and earnestly of not being able to live up to your own expectations. The song is an honest reminder of how fragile we as human beings are.
Great Expectation is a robust number that does a tremendous job at holding Magdalia’s big voice that booms in people’s hearts. The song isn’t meant to just be heard, it’s one of those song that deserves a performance, you must truly be present to witness, experience and connect to deep sadness such as this. The number is a tear jerker. Most people experience failures that’s beyond their own comprehension and therefore have a hard time coming to terms with it. And this song encapsulates that exact agony and vulnerability within her skilled vocals and unique instrumentals.
Inventing Anna is a brilliantly written series that showcases so much within the series. You are dumbfounded and shocked by how Anna just continuously gets her way in the film. After a terrible meeting, when the person she was meeting with crosses a boundary. You see Anna break for the first time in the series. Great Expectations would be the perfect song to play especially during this scene. Great Expectations can find its way into the soundtracks of other stories as well, simply because Magdalia is a fantastic storyteller. The growing singer knows how to capture your attention and make you a part of her world. You must check out some more of her work, it is just as brilliant as this one.