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Hemlocke Springs: From TikTok to Over 1,000,000+ Streams

If you’re a TikTok regular like me, you know how it feels to come across a popular audio that is all over TikTok and stuck in your head for days or even weeks. Next thing you know, you find yourself screaming Megan Trainor’s new single “Made You Look” at the top of your lungs. Artists are no strangers to TikTok marketing when it comes to their music. It’s clear that TikTok has the ability to push your song/album straight into the spotlight. This was made true for the new upcoming artist, Hemlocke Springs. 

It all started with a TikTok they made to promote their new song. 


every time I listen to this song, I wonder was I truly sober..girlfriend comes out this Wednesday, november 2nd! Presave link in bio! Thank you so much evryone! #hemlockesprings #presavemysingle #newindiemusic2022 #newindie #newmusic #music #fyp #fyppppppppppppppppppppppp

♬ girlfriend the bridge hemlocke springs nov 2nd – Hemlocke Springs

After hearing the snippet of her song, the TikTok world was sent into a frenzy. 

But who is Hemlocke Springs?

Who is Hemlocke Springs?

A North Carolina Native, Hemlocke Springs is a 23-year-old indie-pop artist pursuing a Master’s Degree at Dartmouth College. According to a TikTok that she created, she has always had an interest in pursuing music. However, since the pandemic, she has decided to release music in a way to connect people.

Hemlocke Springs, in general, isn’t new to the TikTok scene, nor is she new to the music scene. Previously, Springs released a song titled “Gimme all ur Luv” in May 2022, which also went viral on TikTok with its release. However, it wasn’t until the release and promotion of her new viral single “girlfriend.” 

Unique Up-Beat Sound

Users on TikTok have accurately described the song as “synth 80’s indie pop” as its upbeat and playful sound is uniquely similar to 80’s pop with a mix of 2012 indie pop most common in the indie sleaze era once popular in the 2010s.

“You say I want to be your girlfriend/It wasn’t really my plans,” she whispers in the bridge proving the song to be a playful-like rom-com single that gives somewhat Marina and The Diamond vibes.

TikTok’s Reaction

Fans of Hemlocke Springs are taking to TikTok to express their downright obsession with the song. Even artists, such as Khalid, are recording themselves dancing to their songs. I mean, it’s hard not to!


Lmk when the tour is bestie I’m ready to dance for you @Hemlocke Springs #fyp #newartist #2010 #mgmt

♬ girlfriend the bridge hemlocke springs nov 2nd – Hemlocke Springs

Since releasing their song on just about every music outlet, Hemlocke Springs has found great success. I have a feeling that she will be gracing our ears with more songs in the foreseeable future, and I, for one, cannot wait.

“Girlfriend” is guaranteed to get anyone on their feet dancing in the most unusual way. You can stream it now on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, etc.


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