Indie/alternative artist Christian Leave has been making music for years. He originally got his start through social media platforms like Vine and Youtube. In 2021, he successfully released his EP, Days Like Lost Dogs, and has made his way back to the music scene this year with his newest track, “Why Not?”.
Christian starts the track with his classic indie rhythmic guitar tone, and his sultry voice carries listeners on a journey of sound. He includes ambient sounds in the background, along with sharp clapping percussion. His harmonies are what truly stand out on this track, as they resemble the power of a gospel choir. His guitar riffs also contribute heavily to the success of this track. They are versatile and bring character to the song. For Christian's interesting instrumental dynamics, he gets a 9/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale.
Christian truly tells a story here. He zooms in on an intimate moment with his lover, where they are tackling issues in their relationship while watching the sunset together. He says, “Hey you, why not work on it like we used to?”. He emphasizes that there are always going to be rough patches in relationships, but in the end, if you truly value your relationship, it is always worth fighting for love. The lyrics on this track get a 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale.
THE ART BEHIND THE SONG
Christian remains his lively, artistic self after his last project. He gifted fans with a creative, witty music video that pictures his silhouette dancing around and simply having fun. He even picks up a broom and plays with it at one point in the video. He took to Instagram to show his gratitude for supportive fans, saying, “I poured my heart and soul into this project”. Christian has always been true to his craft and extremely down-to-earth ever since his early Youtube days. His hardworking consistency gets him an 8/10 on the Intersect Rating for the art behind the song.
Christian Leave’s exciting new project gets an 8/10 overall on the Intersect Rating.
Stream the track, “Why Not?” below.