Melancholic Bedroom Pop from Stamford. - Evenson: The More You Wanna (Break Up)
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posted 24 Nov 2019 by Krister Axel
Pinpoints the frustration of a relationship where the connection is fleeting, and we are forced to concede that it wasn't meant to be.

With an emotionally raw and endearing vocal delivery, Evenson Andre, or simply Evenson, feels like the kid next door who always seems to have his headphones on. For a 21-year-old first generation Haitian-American fluent in French Creole, he brings a unique stylistic vision to bedroom-pop.

Thanks to his affinity for Charli XCX, Augustine, Lorde, as well as his internalization of the rhythmic delivery of hip-hop artists like Kid Cudi, his debut single 'The More You Wanna (Break Up)' delivers a fresh, hybridized sound, with a nod to synthwave and a heartfelt sense of lyricism. Evenson pinpoints the frustration of a relationship where the connection is fleeting, and we are forced to concede that it wasn't meant to be.

All these people move around me acting like nothing has changed
I run through these crowds to find you
but you're slipping further away

Expect more music from Evenson in 2020. This song is featured on our CHILL Angeles playlist.

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Krister Bjornson Axel

Ashland, Oregon

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. Ottawa. I write music, I write about music, and I write code. See also: photography, prose, podcasting. I have 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, and many interests.


Recent Awards: 2020 ND (Photo) Honorable Mention, 2020 Accenti Writing Contest Finalist


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