Kristen Plati – Wanna Be (2021)

People in toxic relationships often find it difficult to find the strength to walk away and do what is best for them. Kristen Plati is here to help you find your strength through the mid-tempo musings of ‘Wanna Be’. A thoughtful single, it explores the repetitive nature of toxic relationships and the knowledge of when you need to leave.

Plati has been singing since she was just 5-years-old and soon took to the stage. Having tried her hand at competitions, shows and concerts, she gained local acclaim in her home town Perth. In 2019, she released her debut album and has been moving from strength to strength ever since.



‘Wanna Be’ shimmers with soulful vibes from the first second as Plati’s vocals slide against you. Her vocals have an enigmatic RnB flow to them as she draws you into the emotions of the lyrics. Through her performance, she fills you with a nervousness about messing up a relationship before sliding into heartbreak, love and loss. The power builds in her performance as she starts to pump you with strength. As you listen, you are filled with a power and strength that you might not have thought you possessed. By the end of the track, you are able to make the hard decisions and are filled with the ability to do what is right for you.

While her vocals fill you with power, the shimmering melody smoothly pulls you along. The beats have a pop edge to them that mixes with the RnB sensibilities of the melody’s foundation. It is an interesting fusion of genres that perfectly combine for a deep and glittering power.



The official music video takes you through the recording process of the track. Initially, you see Plati arriving at the studio before you are treated to her singing in the studio. Through the visual, you get to see the passion she has for what she does. There is also a cathartic feeling to the video that enhances the messaging and emotion of the single.

Kristen Plati works through heartbreak, loss and love as she takes on toxic relationships in the empowering ‘Wanna Be’. Combing powerful vocals with RnB stylings and a bolstering melody, she gives you the strength to do what is right for you. The official music video offers a cathartic vibe as you see the making of the single.

Find out more about Kristen Plati on her website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Spotify.

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