AOTW: Maggie Andrew – Day Job

June 27th, 2024 by Liz Kosik

by Liz Kosik ’25

Album of the Week: Maggie AndrewDay Job

Released: June 2024

Rate: 8/10

RIYL: Halsey, Flowerboy, Bea Miller, Bryce Vine

Nova Scotia’s Maggie Andrew is an emerging talent in the music scene, blending a variety of genres into her distinctive (s)alt-pop sound. Her music seamlessly combines elements of punk, rap, R&B, and indie rock. She honed her craft over several years in Los Angeles, collaborating with notable artists and producers such as Blackbear and YetiBeats. Her work has been highlighted in publications like Rolling Stone, Billboard, and AltPress.

Andrew has garnered over 6 million streams worldwide and received numerous achievements, including the 2024 ECMA African Canadian Artist of the Year award, a spot as a Top 10 Finalist in the 2023 CBC Searchlight, and the SOCAN x Sirius XM Young Canadian Songwriters Award in 2021. She has also performed at many European festivals, including JUNOfest, The Great Escape in the UK, and Canada Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square.

Andrew has released several EPs since the beginning of her career in 2019, collecting around 12k monthly listeners on Spotify. She has recently released her first 8 track album, DAY JOB with about a 21-minute listening time. Album hits like “Come Clean” and “Time in Space” share Andrew’s collection of personal narratives relating to matters of ambition, heartbreak, and self-love. Track 9 “About Us” describes the motions of releasing a significant other, aligning with her audience and artist image. Maggie Andrew’s “DAY JOB” is out now on multiple streaming platforms. 

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