“There’s shades of light & also darkness, which is important for me to show as a contrast. Both are a part of me and both influence the music. My favourite shot is on the balcony at the end – we were filming in this big old mansion (an honour) & mid filming i decided to get up on the ledge and start boogie-ing.”
Dubai-based sobhhï could potentially become that one breakthrough RnB artist from the Middle East to finally make an impact on the US and Europe. If this release is anything to go by, then it’s only a matter of time.
“‘Hu Man’ is an exploration of self and our attachment to identity, especially in this modern age. Hu Man is a war cry from the battlefield of mind, calling to the divine Mother to take this ego, take this head, to remove all these words and man made constructs and take me, take us, back to centre. Back to oneness, forward to unity.”
Conceptual and future-forward electronic pop from Houston.
“‘Outside’ was inspired by the feeling of anticipation you get when waiting for someone you’re in a new relationship with to come outside and meet you. They’re getting ready and you’re waiting with excitement, anxiety, and for that moment/night nothing else matters.”
“The line between my self-reflection and self-absorption is really thin and the latter is generally the mother of all mental problems. So I guess the most important filter for potentially life-changing or destructing ideas is the brain’s attention centre. That’s where all the good and bad impulses live or just die out at the gates.”