Sam Jr. (Broken Social Scene) premieres “YRU”

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A garage rock style song, with distorted strings loaded with fuzz.

Recently the musician Sam Jr.belonging to the indie rock supergroup Broken Social Scene, began his solo project where he has shared various experimental songs with us. Now, assuming most of the creativity and production, in “YRU” He gives us his critical vision of society.

And this is track It feels like a slap in the face. Partly because of its noisy and psychedelic sound but also because of its lyrics full of pessimism that tells us about self-deception, setbacks and the feeling of dissatisfaction of being burdened with a life that we do not like.

The song is about people who impose their lifestyle on others, despite feeling trapped and unhappy,” he says. Sam Jr. in a press release.

Through a desolate and somewhat anarchic line, the single “YRU” It talks about discontent, something that as humans we feel constantly. It is undoubtedly a loud and innovative song, as it also gives us an animated video clip, directed by Jared Saleswho recreates said emotion like a costume that consumes us.

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