Strangers
It's an LGBT+ bopHalsey's delicate voice mixes well with Lauren's raspier vocals
The drum beat could've been better
9.8Wig: flew
Lyrics10
Instrumentals9.5
Vocals 10

Hold on to your bras ladies, Halsey and Lauren Jauregui have joined forces to write the LGBTQ anthem of the summer. In the song, “Strangers” which is off of Halsey’ album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, Halsey and Jauregui sing about the loss of intimacy and love in a relationship.

“She doesn’t kiss me on the mouth anymore / Cause it’s more intimate than she thinks we should get,” Halsey sings at the start of her verse. 

Fans have speculated that the song might be about the two singers when Lauren’s verse echoes hers: “She doesn’t call me on the phone anymore / She’s never listening, she says it’s innocent.” 

Both singers have a unique style that makes the song what it is. Halsey has a soft and delicate voice that makes me want to wrap myself in silk blankets, and Lauren had a raspy and sultry voice that makes me feel like smoky eyeshadow and perfectly winged eyeliner. But wait it gets better – both legends harmonize in the chorus and it makes me want to soar above the clouds and never come down. 

This song is a beautiful addition to songs for the LGBTQ+ community, and I’m so blessed to be a part of the community.   

Halsey’s album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom is due for release on June 2nd. You can also listen to Strangers on Apple Music and Spotify.