Each lyric brings you a little closer to Londin Thompson. Candid confessions, off-the-cuff observations, and delicate details depict her life without posturing or pretense. For as unassumingly personal as the approach may be, her voice seamlessly stretches from gentle intonation into irresistible hooks. After independently generating millions of streams and landing on playlists such as Spotify’s “New Music Friday” and more, her Republic Records debut tells a real and relatable story.
Under her birth name Julia Thompson, the self-described “girl from Cleveland” stirred up a buzz independently with the single “Hits.” On its heels, “Spark” captured coveted real estate on playlists such as Spotify’s Fresh Finds [713K followers] and Fresh Finds: Pop [86K followers]. Meanwhile, “Nights” graced New Music Friday [3.6 million followers]. As she cultivated a following, she also garnered airplay on MTV. In April 2020, she first shared a snippet of “Wish It Would Rain” on Tik Tok, and it sent fans into a frenzy. Soon after, she inked a deal with Republic Records. Now, she makes her formal debut with “Wish It Would Rain.” On the track, dreamy guitar bubbles beneath vivid lyrics such as the chorus reflects a moment of longing for home as she launches a high-register bridge