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Skinny Dipping Review


Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter is an American actress and singer. Carpenter first gained attention for her recurring part as the child version of Chloe Goodwin in the television series The Goodwin Games. Carpenter made her acting debut in the crime series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She is also a former Disney star who starred in the series Girl Meets World and movies such as Adventures in Babysitting and Clouds. Carpenter also signed a five-record deal with Hollywood Records as a musician. Carpenter's debut single, "Can't Blame a Girl for Trying," debuted on Radio Disney on March 14, 2014, and was released on iTunes later that day.



On September 9, 2021, the singer stunned her fans all around the world when she released the music video for her new track, Skinny Dipping. After four albums with Disney's Hollywood Records, she is set to release her first album with Island Records. Sabrina sings of a former love interest, how she would hear his name in a coffee shop and how they used to swim on the cliff's edge. Skinny Dipping is the follow-up to Skin, which was released in January of this year.


Upon listening to the song and understanding the lyrics, one can say that Sabrina’s new song was all about “getting rid of her old self” to make place for a “new Sabrina”. Sabrina also mentioned that all of her songs are about her life and the events that have occurred in it. She added that when she wrote Skinny Dipping, she envisaged herself in the future, having recovered from a love crisis.


This song tells the story of an encounter with a past lover, and the lyrics include a plethora of intriguing information. A lingering acoustic guitar sound is combined with a conversational rumination that sounds like it belongs in the 90s. Sabrina maintains a simple style. Her personal life and experiences primarily inspire her music, and you’ll find yourself swaying in your head.


“Skinny Dipping” builds on the popularity of Sabrina's last single, “Skin,” which was released earlier this year and saw Sabrina reach out to the world in ways she had never done before. The song is the first taste of her full-length debut album with Island Records, which will be released later this year. Sabrina imagines a setting that allows her to untangle old emotions and feelings in partnership with great songwriters such as JP Saxe and Julia Michaels. She has recovered and relinquished all of her bitterness and resentment and Sabrina previously mentioned that her music is largely inspired by her personal life and experiences. Her song “Skinny Dipping” in which she reminisces about her previous relationship, is no exception.


Amber Park directed Sabrina Carpenter's new song video, which is aesthetically amazing. The visuals for “Skinny Dipping” are full of nostalgic feelings that perfectly match the song's concept. She tosses water under the bridge as she tries to move on from a former relationship. In an attempt to recover and let go of her pain, the singer-songwriter writes letters to herself. Sabrina dances in the street in a green dress while carrying the box and throwing the letters into the air, signifying her letting go of the past and welcoming the future. Overall, I would rate this song with 9.5/10.


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