for fans of Father John Misty, John Lennon, Sufjan Stevens
‘So Long Mr. Fear’ is as much about love for the child within me, to the child in anyone that yearns to be free. I’m just so sick of being crippled by fear in so many parts of my life and wanted to write a song to shatter it.
There’s a mystique around Imaad Wasif’s sixth studio album: A spellbinding allure that dips from our physical world into the spiritual realm, and back again. There’s mystery and wonder to this record, and yet there’s no shroud of ambiguity or the sense of distance and secrecy that often accompanies such musical mystique; this time around, we’re all in on it, standing together with the artist on the other side of the curtain. Deeply intimate and beautifully vulnerable, Wasif’s So Long Mr. Fear is a wondrous tapestry of inner reckoning and human connection; a record of isolation and longing, love and self-discovery, endless nights and blurry weeks lost in the intoxicating haze of creation and destruction. MORE