Toronto TikTok connoisseur turned pop-punk princess LØLØ returns with another new tune after a slew of performances and an upcoming E.P
LØLØ is a relatively fresh face in the reemerging pop-punk music scene but shows great promise in becoming a major player in the genre. "U turn me on (but u give me depression)" is evidence of this through the singer's body of work showcasing a talent for capturing raw emotion in lyrics with the energetic rock performance to match. A short yet sweet tune that puts LØLØ's production and writing prowess on full display, the track feels nostalgic for the same pop-punk scene she embodies so much in her work.
Her songwriting reflects deep insecurity with dating in a modern world and the bridge to this track is a haunting reminder of that sentiment.
“I might just be a masochist I’ll let you eat me alive”.
The line is so nuanced in itself that it almost feels out of place for a Pop-Punk jam, but it is a line that finds itself repeating in the back of my mind.
The song represents a toxic sense of mutual hate that can be seen among many millennial couples, with the lyrics demonstrating malice for the other.
The backing for this track is delightful with the guitar rifts and drums experimenting with the Pop-Punk style while remaining refreshingly consistent. The intro is emotional and reminiscent of a track from the mid-2000s, but what makes the instrumental special specifically is the addition of a synth progression in between verses. This element keeps the instrumental lively without sounding repetitive.
The addition of LØLØ's energy in her words and vocal performance results in the perfect summer track to get lost in emotion.
Accompanying the single is a video. One that is quirky with no major significance through its use of color and any form of plot, but perfectly matches the energy of the track.
Stream "u turn me on (but u give me depression) now and stream LØLØ's E.P Debbie Downer on September 30th.