Los Angeles-based singer + songwriter Grady went all-in with indie-pop lovelytheband for the new single “The Idea of You” out now via TMWRK Records.
The two bedroom-pop personalities join together in unison to sing about the highs and the lows of catching feelings. “The Idea of You” encompasses a sweet-bitter acoustic ambiance in just under three minutes of storytelling. Young, messy love seems to be a common denominator for both musical parties.
They sing: “My head feels warm when you’re on my mind… maybe I’m not like the guys that you pick most of the time but I know that I make you smile, that much you just can’t deny.”
Grady spoke about the meaning being the song, “I wrote it after telling a girl I had a shaky history with that I still loved her. She said, ‘I think you love the idea of me’ but even if that was the case, just thinking of her made me feel fuzzy and that was enough. When I played it for lovelytheband’s Mitchy Collins, he said he wanted to hop on and it was a wrap.”
lovelytheband’s Mitchy Collins contributed, “Grady is a good friend and talented songwriter. He played me the song as it was in the works and I connected with the hook lyric instantly. I wanted to jump on and add my perspective to it. I’m proud of how it all came together.”
This single follows the Gen Z pop artist’s 2021 single “All In” and his debut 2020 record a place we can always go.
Sometimes the honeymoon phase just doesn’t work out after all.