You guys ready for a experimental track? This was definitely one of those situations where I listened to it, and couldn’t completely figure it out, but it felt important. Art is like that sometimes, a lot of my favorite artists across multiple platforms aren’t creating things I can immediately figure out, but it makes me want to sit with it for a while. Luckily in this case, I was able to talk to the artist a bit about his inspiration on this track. I’ve pasted his response in several short messages below:
Now, a few things really stand out to me about his explanation.
- I definitely hear the James Blake influence.
- The art flowed out of him on this one, which is always interesting to me. When something comes easy, like the muses spoke to you or something.
- He talks about his narcissism and something that stands out to me about that is that he owned even his mistake (the misspelled Mirror). So it’s narcissism with a sense of self deprecation as well?
I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments on what you got out of this song. And if you enjoyed this, I’m going to throw another one your way that I happened upon because of Spotify shuffling after I finished listening to this track.
If that track has some elements that sound familiar to you…Then you may just listen to other good music 😉