22-year-old alternative-pop singer Lisa Heller started writing music when she was only fourteen. Songs helped her work through her tough adolescent years battling anxiety and low self-esteem . She vowed to find the positives in overcoming adversity by writing songs that would inspire peers going through similar experiences.
Fittingly, Heller’s debut single was called “Hope” and set the foundation for her career when the music video reached over 1.6 million views on YouTube and Trended to #1 in 5 countries (top 10 in 7). “Hope,” which premiered on Twist Magazine, inspired children all over the world with rare and terminal illnesses.
Heller's original songs share inspirational messages such as her commentary on college hookup culture in “Midnight” (Huff Post) and her experiences in overcoming anxiety with old-school “Things You Never Said”. The Edit, a clothing line by Seventeen Magazine, has featured Heller as an Influencer. “Light the Fire” was released in March and is being presented in the upcoming #ICANHELP campaign. Heller was named Ambassador at their #Digital4Good event at Twitter HQ and at the Nickelodeon HALO Awards. Heller’s songs have been selected for 10 major TV placements for 2018, including shows on E! TV, MTV, Netflix, Discovery and A&E.
Heller’s next single, “Quicksand”, was released on April 27th through Kobalt’s AWAL. Heller says of the single, “Quicksand is about the struggle to achieve the American Dream. No matter how deep we sink, we work tirelessly to make ends meet.” Heller spoke to a crowd of five thousand at the Texas Association of Student Councils Annual Conference on April 15th about her own struggles to achieve her dream.