“More than ever this year, even in the past six months, I’ve gone through a process of beginning to finally understand myself… a lot of people say they love and understand themselves, but there’s a turning point where I completely did. The hesitation turned into confidence. There was a personal side of having relationships in the past year and coming out. Also, it’s going through the process of coming to terms with my bipolar disorder. I really shifted into knowing myself. I feel it really shows in the songs. I’m excited for everyone to hear them, because they truly tell my story for the first time.”
“I have bipolar disorder, and I’m always trying to find ways to communicate the struggle through music. I know there are others struggling with it. ‘Headcase’ is the embodiment of the push-and-pull. I knew I should be writing about it, since it’s a release for me and listeners. I wanted to say it, so it would be empowering to deal with this sort of mental issue. I’m not going to hide it or anything.” – Kailee Morgue
Kailee tells us that the track was written in a five-hour window after a fit of inspiration. ‘Headcase’ features glitchy electronics alongside Kailee’s smooth vocals, building from a loose sample of ‘Where Is My Mind’ from The Pixies.