Ashlee Simpson Debuts New Single 'Bat for a Heart'


Ashlee Simpson
The younger sister of Jessica Simpson is back with a new dark pop track 'Bat for a Heart'.


Pop-rock star Ashlee Simpson has a new single, which the singer premiered on Wednesday morning, November 21 via her Twitter account. The dark, angst-filled track titled "Bat for a Heart" can be heard in its entirety online and brings in a more mature sound from the 28-year-old artist.

The track kicks off with an unassuming piano tune playing against a steady beat of drum machines and synthesizers. Simpson gets into the song with some feisty, no-nonsense attitude as she blurts out the lyrics, "I'm gonna bang, bang, f***k you up / Twist you out inside of my head."

Simpson then quickly makes an electro-pop shift with more of those synthesizer sounds and drum beats kicking in towards the middle of the track and her singing very bitterly about feeling abandoned and rejected by a lover.

"Bat for a Heart" was co-written and produced by Simpson with writer Linda Perry, who is also known to pen songs for pop diva Christina Aguilera. It definitely shows a much more mature and darker side of the "Pieces of Me" hitmaker which leaves some speculations that she has been doing some rethinking and repackaging of her image during the time that she has been under the music radar.

"I am so excited to share my new music #BatForAHeart with you," wrote Jessica Simpson's younger sister.

The singer independently released the track on iTunes on November 21 and there is no news yet if the single will turn into an entire studio album and no confirmation about an official music video.

TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. 'America's Got Talent' Live Results 1: Meet the First 7 Semifinalists!
  2. Is She Pregnant? Gwen Stefani Sports Suspicious Bump During Outing With Son
  3. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  4. Paula Patton Spotted With 'New Man' in L.A. Almost Three Years After Robin Thicke Divorce
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  6. This Is How Olivia Munn Feels About Aaron Rodgers Allegedly Dating Marie Margolius
  7. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  8. Fergie Goes Topless to Promote New Album 'Double Dutchess'
  9. It's Official! Daniel Craig Is Returning for 'Bond 25'
  10. Bella Thorne Suffers Insane Nip Slip in a Plunging Bodysuit at L.A. After Party