In the midst of continuing social distancing measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, SOCAN continues to conduct online video interviews with our members in our video series, “Staying Home with…” Today, it’s renforshort.

Fast-rising singer-songwriter renforshort has released her six-song sophomore EP, off saint dominique, a collection of reflective and catchy tracks that range from hyperpop to acoustic ballads to pop-punk. On June 4, 2021, she debuted a live performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert of “fall apart,” which at that point had received more than a million cumulative global streams in less than two weeks. In 2021, renforshort was crowned an Apple Up Next Artist (Canada), a Vevo DSCVR artist, a YouTube “Trending Artist on the Rise,” and the first artist selected as part of Samsung Music Galaxy Thursday spotlight series. She’s been announced as one of the faces of Balmain’s new campaign, the Balmain Sneaker Hub, and Guitar World magazine calls her a “pop-rock phenom.”

In our conversation, she discusses the difference between her debut and sophomore EPs, the source of her success, and her songwriting process.