5 years in the past, Mikolas Josef represented his native Czechoslovakia at Eurovision in Lisbon, Portugal, together with his music “Deceive Me“. Some of the memorable features of this music is the jazzy sax solo woven inside its melody, which provides it a particular sound. Equally, Mikolas was thought-about quirky and offbeat again then, not least as a result of within the “Deceive Me” music video, he rode a camel whereas dressed like a nerd. Nevertheless, he struck a chord with the Eurovision viewers that yr. Europe took the previous avenue musician to their hearts, and Mikolas finally completed sixth total within the competitors.
Put up-Eurovision, Mikolas didn’t drop off the radar totally. He has introduced out a number of songs since. Three years after its launch in 2020, the most recent single, “Lalalalalalalalalalala,” continues to be within the high 50 of Japanese viral charts, peaking at #13 this February.
Lately, Mikolas teased a return to the highlight, asserting the monitor “Boys Don’t Cry.” With this music, he’s again with aplomb serving up his greatest dose of poptasticity ever. The sound is recent, his vitality infectious. Not less than, that is the impression he offers within the first occasion when utilizing an unapologetically upbeat melody over a heavy pulsating bassline.
Nevertheless, the music lyrics reveal a unique story. Because the narrative is the place Mikolas opens up and is his most susceptible. Amidst, the fast buzz of bouncy beats and infectious fizzing pop, he opens a dialog about masculine stereotyping.
“So when you’re gonna say I’m bulletproof, then come and break my coronary heart. You assume I’m chilly, however I would collapse. You all the time stated that boys don’t cry, so I’m not crying. Realized to cover the tears inside me. Come and break my coronary heart.” He sings.
Even within the music video, his intent is evident. On account of his energetic dance routine, Mikolas gives the look that he’s invincible and unflinching. Nevertheless, the scenes the place he dances in a heavy down-pour of rain change the music’s temper totally. Directing us towards the heartfelt, confessional message on the core of “Boys Don’t Cry“.
Having a sound worthy of setting the music charts on fireplace coupled with lyrical honesty, Mikolas Josef guarantees to be an thrilling pop act to observe.
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