“How Can I” by Paola Proctor is a powerful breakup anthem that delivers a raw and painful reflection of where one stands at the end of a broken relationship. Paola wrote this song with the intention to share the reality of what happens to our mental health when we are heartbroken. The dramatic song instrumentation, clever lyrics, and Proctor’s rich vocals soaring over the perfectly done country-pop production. Paola’s emotional delivery on lyrical lines that tell the story of her heartbreak make the song relatable and make the listener feel as though they have been in her shoes. The story of “How Can I” is an important song for the times as we are all experiencing heartbreak through the challeges of 2020.
Paola’s exemplary vocals soar as she sings the raw chorus: “How can I love, hate, be missing you at the same time, you’re the only one to blame for the way I’m feeling inside, my love will never quit and I’m hating to admit that I’m always gonna miss what we couldn’t fix, how can I love, hate, and be missing you at the same time.” The way that Paola conveys the turmoil in this relationship is well-thought out and the lyrics are sensitive yet smart.
Paola Proctor delivers a solid track that will resonate in all of our minds.
“How Can I” was written by Paola Proctor, Brittany Knott, Taylor Nash & Ryan Sorestad. Recorded in Nashville, TN and produced by Golden West Productions. Her music video which will be dropped before Christmas showcases the single with a dramatic presentation.
Biography – Singer/songwriter Paola Proctor manifests herself through art and performances, breathing life into the skills that have molded her life’s journey.
Paola (pronounced Pah-oh-lah) is a sophisticated artist, whose music and talent span genres and cultures, just as her heritage and personal experiences have made her into the exciting, unique artist that she is today!
First performing as a child in church choirs, Proctor discovered an innate talent and passion for music performance. Guided by world-class teachers and through classical singing and cello lessons, Proctor furthered her musical prowess.
Proctor draws inspiration from living and traveling in Europe and the Middle East. Her musical career includes performances with the Doha Community Orchestra for the Prince of Wales, the Youth Orchestra of the Middle East at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, and Florida All-State Choir with Gulliver Preparatory Academy.
While attending the University of Miami, Frost School of Music, she performed the National Anthem at collegiate sporting events and for the Miami Marlins. She also showcased at local events such as National Voice Day and The Young Artist Initiative.
Proctor soon relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to further her musical endeavors. Within three months, she sold her first song to Caterpillar Construction, a Fortune 500 company.
Released in spring 2018, Proctor’s single “Tongue Tied” was featured on Lightning 100’s evening show, The 615. Proctor aspires to connect her personal experiences to her music, developing lyrics and melodies that transcend the traditional landscape.