“Pastel Boy with his new electro fascinating pop - Water - please us with his solid production and a melodic groove flow that is hard to resist, like the power of water. Thirsty for good pop? Try Water from Pastel Boy! ”

‘Water’ is the debut release from queer artist Pastel Boy, a slinky number detailing the feeling of craving someone so much it’s a necessity, with laid back delivery giving space for the listener to bop to. A collaboration with DefStarz, ‘Water’ is the first of many releases from the UK-based artist, with a full length project being released later this year.

Pastel Boy is an emerging pop/synth-pop artist based in Leeds, UK. The introspective musician is poised to make waves with his unparalleled sound and vivid style, inspired by life, love, and heartbreak, pushing the envelope with his sound and creating a well-rounded, dynamic style. The queer artist seeks to connect intimately through his lyricism and have people dance and escape through his music, having listeners engulfed in the musical world he creates with his words and sounds.

Surrounded by the song-crafting of Glass Animals & Oscar Scheller, the vocals limitless of Caroline Polachek & Kimbra, the emotionally lyricism of Lily Allen & No Doubt and the production techniques of Gorillaz & Toro Y Moi, Pastel Boy’s eclectic taste has inspired the music he creates and imagery he conjures. Through his emotion-filled music and ability to paint a picture with his words, Pastel Boy is ready to tell his story while keeping us dancing, through bouncy rhythms and smooth instrumentation.

Reviewed by Nagamag on 
March 6, 2021

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