“The purpose of my music is to show my truths,” he said Moore Kismet in a recent press release. “That’s what my music has always been for me: a way to capture my stories and my thoughts.”
And they mean it — at just 17 years old, the famous producer is already known for wearing their heart on their arm. Now, as they enter a identifies oneself “Next chapter,” it’s clear that this guiding philosophy is here to stay.
The start of this season is “Parallel Heartbreak” (with Pauline Lord), a fluttering melodic trap ballad that expresses the fear of sadness that comes with embracing new love. The song falls today, January 7, through Music Development.
“Parallel Heartbreak” begins with a majestic arrangement of plucks, which is later mixed with a bright piano riff and ethereal swells. It grows with consistent force, following the intensity of Herr’s vocals that become a euphoric drop complete with Kismet’s signature synth sonics.
The song is the second collab between Kismet and Herr, which speaks to a fine synergy they have found between their creative processes (listen to 2020’s “You Must Run”). In particular, “Parallel Heartbreak” adds 18-year-old singer-songwriter Tate McRae to its credits. Listed as a co-writer, the pop star is known for emotive hits like “you broke me first” and “You” (with Regard and Troye Sivan).
“I wanted to enhance the production of the story Tate wrote by showing the perspective of a lover who felt a real connection with someone but had doubts about the possibility of being with them. at risk of breaking the heart, “Kismet said in a press release. “As a young person, it’s hard to know what’s best for yourself in a relationship. I really hope people can relate to it and experience how it feels to make it happen. together. “