Victoria Hoffman Releases Indie Confessional “Hopeless Love”

Sammy May

Now based in Nottingham, via the unlikely route of Nigeria and Greece, Victoria Hoffman’s new single, ‘Hopeless Love‘, is released today (5th April) and captures her indie-folk style and confessional lyrics. Having only started writing songs in 2018, ‘Hopeless Love’ is her third single and comes ahead of a proposed debut album release in the Summer.

Though Hoffman’s family were all based in the field of medicine, she was determined to become a singer songwriter, a choice which was met with amusement and more barbed criticism online, where she was scorned for making music in such a wide variety of genres not typically associated with a black musician. These prejudices have only helped to fuel her desire to make the music she wants to make, the latest being ‘Hopeless Love’, which Victoria explains the story behind:

“This is a song about boy who sees girl on a bus and they have an instant connection. They both were in a relationship already, which makes things even more dramatic. They were seeing each other secretly, hoping they won’t get caught – unfortunately, it didn’t last long, the girl had to move away, and a few years later, she is married with kids and she is thinking of what it could have been, hitting that she would like to meet the guy again.”





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