Glaswegian alt-pop singer / songwriter and artist Leif Coffield continues to deliver striking music with his brand new single 'Just wanna be strange'.
The intoxicating, dark electro-pop track features a rebellious blend of fuzzy alt-rock and Billie Eilish-esque production to catch the listeners attention from the first beat. With a gritty, almost gothic edge, 'Just wanna be strange' boasts a mastery of confidence and energy, flavoured with almost sinister vocals, thrilling beats, a groovy bass line and a propulsive rhythm, offering something distinctly unique in todays industry.
His alluring and distorted vocals perfectly juxtapose the dance sound of the music itself, whilst encapsulating the theme of the darker lyrical undertones - obsession, infallibility and idolisation.
Produced by Leif himself, ‘Just wanna be strange’ is about
“The feeling of obsessing over somebody, and the notions of infallibility that come along with it. In an age where we are so driven by the idolization of celebrity status, 'Just Wanna Be Strange' aims to portray the perspective of the obsessor. Often times we idolize those we see ourselves in, or see ourselves with, and it's not difficult to think of someone with fame or celebrity that we haven't adored simply because they seem 'quirky' or 'weird', and that it's a travesty-debt owed to the universe that they haven't become friends or lovers. This song represents that. All of that.”
Leif Coffield is a game changer - ever fresh, courageous and wonderfully weird. Like his surroundings, he describes his sound as "cold, dark and broken", all of which translates seamlessly into his music. Undoubtedly one of the most ambitious names in the UK, he patches enormously affecting lyricism against superb pop moments.
Enhancing his artistry which each release, Leif has garnered support from the likes of BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio Scotland, and with no surprise. He is turning heads as he focuses on forging a new lane for his musical ambitions as an independent artist.
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