While swaying blissfully from side to side – safe in the knowledge you’ve got Take Yourself Home all figured out (“If I’m gonna die, let’s die somewhere pretty/ Oh, oh, oh…”) – a dirty breakdown drops, unexpectedly, to signal bump’n’grind time. And the surprise production flourishes keep on coming: Easy’s sudden, celebratory “WOO!” will propel you skyward like a bucking bronco; while STUD morphs into a dancefloor banger thanks to muscular, bass-heavy beats.
In documenting his self-described “emotional rollercoaster period” through song, Sivan has created a six-track collection of pop perfection that speaks to the Rager teenager! in us all.
In A Dream by Troye Sivan is out Friday August 21 via EMI.
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