What’s this? The debut EP from Swedish rising star Groundstroem – ‘Boy On The Moon’.
What’s on it? Three previously released singles, plus brand-new track (and his latest single) ‘Boy On The Moon’.
What’s it like? Fitting in well with the rest of the EP, the title track offers up multi-layered r&b-pop to unpick and appreciate, resulting in a sound and style that he has clearly carved out very well for himself.
What does Groundstroem say? The song is about “being young, lost and having no idea about what you want to do with your short time here on planet Earth. As a young person, you’re constantly on the quest for who you are and how to fit into the box. You try different jobs, hang out with different people in different environments, but still struggle to see yourself in the bigger picture. When writing ‘Boy On The Moon’, for the first time I felt like I could look back on my past five years as if from a birds-eye perspective, with things suddenly seem a lot clearer to me. It’s as if you are standing on the moon looking down at yourself with the blueprint for the future in your hand. I’ve learnt that it’s normal not to fit in all the time… sometimes that detour to the moon is required to find your way back home.”
Written by? Groundstroem himself, along with Isa Tengblad and William Ek.
More from Groundstroem? Check out a collab of his from a couple of months back – ‘Never Change‘, with ISA.
You can find ‘Boy On The Moon’ on our Best New Pop playlist.