LANY Release New Single “The Breakup”

LANY Release New Single “The Breakup”

Read about what inspired the dreamy new track.

Read about what inspired the dreamy new track.

Text: Jake Viswanath

After creating major buzz with dreamy pop singles like “Good Girls” and “ILYSB,” rising music group LANY is preparing to release their self-titled debut album on June 30. In the build-up to their big day, members Paul Klein, Jake Goss, and Les Priest have released the latest track from the record, intriguingly titled “The Breakup.”

In the vein of their past offerings, “The Breakup” is a dreamy disco-infused stunner with irresistibly groovy melodies and twinkling synths. But the new track adds a dash of welcome melancholy to the mix, as Paul sings about the agonizing turmoils of love with his soft and dreamy vocals. Like the most effective pop songs, it tackles a subject matter we all hate discussing while still making us feel warm and comfortable under our cozy blankets.

On the song, Paul said to V, “I think it plays a massively important role in our arsenal of songs. I just went through the notes on my phone to figure out when I finished the lyrics—April 13, 2016. I remember exactly where I was—Malibu, sitting outside on the steps leading up to the house. There was this really chilly breeze, but the sun felt so hot on my back. I have no clue why my recollection of this is so vivid, but I do know that i felt an enormous weight lifted once I penned the words. This coming face-to-face with my flawed propensities but justified confusion in the pursuit of love, momentarily setting me free. I hope it means something to you. I hope you dance to it. I hope you cry to it. Maybe you can dance and cry to it at the same time. Maybe it’ll make you feel free, even for just a moment." He adds, “Love sucks sometimes.” Amen to that.

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