The new single touches on the empowerment of leaving your comfort zone, carrying huge bass sounds, a bittersweet feeling of melancholic euphoria, amongst a diversity of dynamics and Myles’ haunting tone that drips over the sleek R&B energy intertwined with pop sensibilities.
The first half of the chorus sounds distorted and angry, then the transition into the second half marks that moment of epiphany – the sounds are softer and rounder, the drums are bouncy and dancey, and the lyrics take on a different meaning even though they don’t change.
“Navel-gazing narcissism is rewarded in this constantly connected, depersonalized, and performative world,” Anjulie continues. “It’s about turning a blind eye to the horrors of humanity like ecological collapse, terrorism, school shootings, and crippling economic inequality while being distracted by shiny new tech, social media and the incessant gamification of social status.
‘Noah’ commemorates a romantic date that actualized the special infatuation her teenage self had dreamed about, worth the appreciation even though the flame died the same night it started.