Rema‘s new song “Holiday” celebrates the artist’s success while acknowledging the struggles he faced to get to where he is.
The lyrics paint a picture of someone who has had to do questionable things to make ends meet but has now achieved great wealth and fame.
The song’s first verse talks about how Rema had to steal a friend’s laptop to provide for his family. He expresses gratitude for surviving difficult situations and making a lot of money.
However, he also warns anyone trying to match his level of success that they will need to work very hard.
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In the pre-chorus, Rema reflects on his rise to fame, starting with his first EP release in 2019. He acknowledges that his music has reached audiences all over the world, from India to Asia to Berlin.
Despite this success, he also acknowledges that not everyone believed in him, which caused him pain.
The chorus celebrates Rema’s current success and contrasts it with the time when people didn’t believe in him and tried to hold him back.
He emphasizes that every day now feels like a holiday, and the repeating chorus hook reinforces this sentiment.
In the second verse, Rema talks about hanging out with his friends and having fun, while acknowledging that he has worked very hard to get where he is. He reflects on his struggles and the nights he spent working tirelessly.
He also asks for support from his fans and for his family to remain strong for him.
The song ends with a final repetition of the chorus, emphasizing the idea that every day now feels like a holiday because of Rema’s current success.