Get ready for your ‘hot girl bummer,’ because blackbear is back with some new tunes. The multi-platinum singer, songwriter, and producer has returned with his brand new single ‘u love u’ featuring Tate McRae. If you’re ready to vibe out to this song, listen here.
The catchy pop song is definitely a signature blackbear song with edgy pop production and lyrics that always hit hard.
The new record is the first single of blackbear’s new EP misery lake. If the rest of the EP is anything like this, then we are unbelievably excited for more. The vocals in the song are incredible from both parties and we just can’t get enough of this heartbreaking tune.
If you’re going through a break up, maybe don’t listen to this song (or do, we can’t tell you what to do).
blackbear is a multi-platinum-selling musician and we can’t tell you in words how incredible his work is. He has not only written and produced his own songs, but has also worked alongside familiar names like Pharrell Williams, Linkin Park, and Justin Bieber.
So what exactly is ‘u love u’ about you may ask?
”’u love u’ is the first single off of my EP misery lake,“ says bear. “It’s an EP about isolation and feeling alone I made at the very end of quarantine before I got vaccinated. ‘u love u’ is the perfect blend of nostalgic synths and new school drums that paints a picture of what it’s like to be in a relationship with a person who loves themselves so much that you feel alone.“
The opening line, ‘it’s been over for a year or so, I should have left a couple tears ago,’ sets it right up for what is ultimately an anthem for breaking up & to invest more time in yourself. Tate McRae then adds so much depth sonically to this song, it is truly a great way to start off the misery lake era of blackbear.
Tate says, “’u love u’ is a super honest song about the struggles of being in a relationship with a selfish person. I’m really excited to be a part of blackbear’s record and help bring his vision to life.”
Tate McRae is currently on the rise and we’re desperate for more people to hear how amazing she is! She was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2021 as the youngest musician on the list as well as Apple’s Up Next Artist for 2021. If those achievements are not enough to make you listen then we don’t know what is.
blackbear has kicked off 2021 with nominations for two 2021 Billboard Music Awards (Top Rock Song x2), and two 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards for “Best New Pop Artist” and “Alternative Rock Song of the Year.” Along with those nominations, he has also released his new single and teased the new EP.
2021 is looking to be the year of blackbear and we’re so not mad about it.
‘u love u’ follows on from blackbear’s most recent album everything means nothing which was released in summer 2020. Here at The Honey POP, we loved the previous album and we know the next misery lake will be just as good!
blackbear is always been admiringly honest about his personal depressions and demons and shows them in his songs in the most talented and relatable ways. His songs either have you dancing in your room or crying in the shower – there is no inbetween.
COVID-19 has brought us a lot of sadness, but the silver lining is; it brought us ‘u love u!’
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