Finn O'Sullivan's New Album "Best Last Words" – A Candid Journey Through Heartbreak and Humor

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Monday, April 29, 2024

With a bold opening line, "Did you miss me?" Finn O'Sullivan sets the tone for her latest album, "Best Last Words," an exploration of vulnerability and defiance in the face of heartache. The album, a compilation of seven deeply personal tracks, including two exclusive bonus songs on vinyl, captures the complexity of romantic disillusionment.

From the provocative first lyric, "I bet you've had a wet dream about Scorsese," to the contemplative closure, "I never thought the long haul would have an ending," O'Sullivan takes listeners through a rollercoaster of emotions tied to unrequited love and personal growth. Each song delves into different facets of heartbreak—pain, anger, reflection, and ultimately, recovery.

O'Sullivan's style blends sharp wit with poignant introspection, a mix evident in the album's original title, "Pretentious Film Boy Blues." The tracks are peppered with humor and biting critiques of cinephile culture, targeting the narrow perspectives that often dominate film discussions.

"Best Last Words" not only showcases O'Sullivan's evolving artistry but also her ability to connect with audiences through shared experiences of love and loss. The album features contributions from fellow University of Colorado, Denver alumni, including guitarist Josh Pesmen and keyboardist Hunter Gammel, alongside the talented rhythm section of Aidan Cassells and Vail Kuntz. Adding depth to the vocal harmonies, singer-songwriters Genevieve Libien and Katie Yeager appear on four tracks, enriching the album's sound.

Recorded with her band, all of whom met and formed connections at CU Denver's College of Arts and Media, "Best Last Words" resonates with the authenticity and collaborative spirit that characterizes the city's vibrant music scene.

"Best Last Words" is now available for streaming and purchase. Immerse yourself in Finn O'Sullivan's latest musical journey at

Finn O'Sullivan's EP release show is scheduled for Thursday, May 2nd, 2024, at the Mercury Cafe in Denver. Doors open at 7:00 PM and the show starts at 8:00 PM. Tickets are available for purchase at Mercury Cafe.