Alternative Hip-hop artist BUSHROD has released ‘Always Wonder’, a whimsical, mellow and buoyant ode which bridges the gap between neo-soul, indie and hip-hop and refers to his romantic experiences with heartbreak and loss.
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Cultivating an unmistakable brand of infectious, humble music which bridges the gap between alternative hip-hop and indie pop, London-based, Banbury-born musician BUSHROD has found himself fast on the rise. Tackling an array of subjects including love and loss, mental health and the mundane everyday, with his signature charm, dry acerbic wit and effortlessly slick wordplay, the emergent wordsmith has drummed up a loyal following with his down-to-earth discography, pastel-powered aesthetics and vivid
Equipped with a DIY sensibility, razor-sharp humour and an arsenal of technically deft, yet refreshingly relatable lyrics, the talented twenty-something anded his big break with an appearance on SBTV’s legendary ‘Warm Up Sessions ’freestyle series, and has since ticked off a plethora of landmark achievements including two headline tours, plays from BBC 1Xtra, a sold out self-designed merch line all while receiving glowing endorsements from Complex, Amazon Music, The Independent, BBC Introducing and going viral on Depop Drama with his uniquely hands-on approach to music marketing. With a wealth of new material en route which continues to perfectly encapsulate the psyche of young Britain, listeners would be wise to get acquainted.
Speaking about the inspiration behind the song, BUSHROD explains:
‘’Always Wonder is about being on the receiving end of a breakup and the different stages we go through after it’s happened. After being heartbroken, the one thing we want to do is message that person but we know deep down it’s only going to make things worse’’.