Afterlife was inspired after seeing a close friend dancing at a party who, only a few hours earlier, had opened up to me for the first time about their struggles with depression. From this, the idea of writing a song…Read more
Reliever (NEW TRACK)
I wrote reliever to assess the relationship between love and escapism. Whether we sometimes use love and other distractions as escapes from our own pain, and as an easy way of avoiding facing the reality of ourselves. From personal experience I noticed, the longer we live with this confusion, the harder it becomes to distinguish between what is real and fake emotion: what is love and what is just us running away from ourselves. So, similar to how we can all hide behind distractions from reality, I thought the song should similarly be deceptive, and hide behind the facade of a glossy, fake, pop aphetic.
Written & Performed by: Edenhill (James Edgecombe)
Produced by: Richard Flack
Mastered by: Randy Merrill
Reliever (Preview) 2:370:00/2:37