Essex-based trio Connar Ridd, John Downham and Sam Mumford aka Sour share their latest musical endeavour in the form of the transfixing "Separate Ways".
The band's distinctive pop sound finds itself manifesting in the incredibly infectious track. Boasting empowerment and exploring sexuality, "Separate Ways" is an exciting queer bop. With its anthemic synth-pop beat, the transcendent "Separate Ways" is a key player in the millennial revolution of dance-driven pop. Accompanied with an extremely aesthetically pleasing video, Sour have intertwined bass-fuelled motifs with exotic trumpets to craft their best track to date.
"It's not a break up song," claims frontman Connar Ridd. "It channels that feeling of wanting something you should have, but convincing yourself you can't. It's a song about love, sexuality and exploration, but also making a statement for independence and walking away from a toxic situation."
Ridd further explains: "We reference flames a lot in the song. Fires are powerful and destructive but also kind of beautiful, in the way they glow and dance endlessly. That's the contrast we wanted to get across in the song."
"Separate Ways" is insanely addictive – you'll be more than likely to find yourself hitting the repeat button numerous times. They've created a winning formula.