Surf Mesa and Nat Dunn have released their exhilarating new single, “State Of My Heart” today. With Dunn’s soul-shaking vocals and racing, keyboard-fueled production from Surf, the infectious track explodes with the sense of hope and optimism that accompanies a hard-won fresh start. Listen to the song, which was written with Eli Teplin, Steph Jones, and Phil Scully, now below.
“‘State Of My Heart’ describes the urge to want someone to have intuition. ‘Don’t you know how I’m feeling? Can’t you feel the state of my heart?’” explains Surf Mesa. “Nat Dunn and I got in the studio and, after messing around with chords, she was humming around a bit and then under her breath she said, ‘can’t you feel the state of my heart?’ I immediately was drawn to this hook and we built the track around it!”
“Some songs write themselves and SOMH was one of those – much due to the perfect energetic combination in the room that day,” says Nat Dunn. “‘State Of My Heart’ is a declaration of human emotion. It represents the beauty the comes from working on one’s self, and second chances.”
Surf, who is coming off a massive series of summer festival performances, has now passed the threshold of three billion global career streams. Dunn, front woman to the Australian duo NAATIONS and longtime collaborator of dance legends like Duke Dumont, Gorgon City and Hayden James, has also established herself as an in-demand songwriter whose collaborations include Marshmello and Anne-Marie’s 10x RIAA Platinum hit “FRIENDS” and Kygo’s 2x Platinum “Carry On.”