Since Jacob Lee released “Demons” a few months ago, we have been waiting, a bit impatiently, for his next step. After all, you can't just release a song like that and expect us to not want more, right? Yesterday he finally opened up the flood gates and let the lyrics flow in a video to his new single “Oceans”.
There's a phenomenon called synesthesia. It's a mental condition in which a person experiences the blending of senses. Therefore, for some people numbers evoke tastes, days of the week may elicit precise location in space or, as in my case, music just flows in colors in my head.
In Aesop's fairy tale a bored shepherd boy who tended to a flock of sheep decided to have some fun. He pretended he saw a wolf and started calling for help just to get some attention. People from nearby villages came to his rescue and found out it was all a lie so when the boy really saw a wolf nobody believed him and the sheep were all eaten by the beast.
Everyone goes through a rough patch sometimes, nobody's life is perfect. But what if you are chronically overwhelmed and lonely? When, having to constantly face opposition, it feels like it has always been and might always be just yourself against the world?
Nearly a week ago SYML celebrated the one-year anniversary of his EP titled Hurt For Me. Even though the mini album is most known for its "Where's My Love" single, there is another song that deserves as much attention.
It is filled with themes of resistance and intolerance of any form of authority and seems to be concerned with the figure of the current US president as well as the relationship between him and the whole nation