The song is inspired by the relationship between Kwes’ grandparents, the video demonstrates that the giddy feeling of love endures in the highs and lows of school-age first crushes, when simply locking eyes or sharing headphones could cause a roller coaster of emotions.
His ability to craft unique, heart-on-the-sleeve lyrics is rooted in his production skills, that have been honed working with everyone from the xx to Damon Albarn. With 'ilp.' his sound has evolved to an experimental take on pop sensibilities, referred to as Freepop by Kwes.
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