[T]he age of the hook up has radically re-arranged our perceptions of love, sex and dating, bringing an e-commerce approach to the search for intimacy. It’s a concept that informed the latest single from Brooklyn singer Warren Wolfe, whose pop banger “Stranger” explores the emptiness of sexual encounters facilitated by apps.
Set against a soaring, self-produced soundscape that matches the physical chaos of the hook up, Warren’s tender vocal describes the emotional impact of short-term connections. It’s a disorientating, floorfilling combination.
With pop music oversubscribed with simplified, reductive straight love stories, Warren presents a nuanced take on queer love in 2017. See the story of “Stranger” illustrated by Liam Donnelly above and hear the track below.