“It’s a song about pining, filled with desperation and delusion,” he explains of the new track. “A kind of melodramatic love-song for astronauts.”
Produced by Frank Ocean collaborator Vegyn, Matt’s delicate vocals ring through hyperbolic descriptions of being hopelessly in love with someone, proclaiming how not even Jupiter could keep him away from the object of his affection and he would settle with being an ulcer in their mouth just to be close.
Soundtracked by his characteristically cinematic romantic soundscapes, it’s pretty adorbs regardless of the slightly OTT content. And tbh, think we can all relate the lyric: “You say hello and I’m nothing at all”. Sigh.
The latest track to be taken from his highly anticipated second album ‘Krystal’, get ready to feel all the #feels when it drops next month!
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