Love Island has crossed the pond, and has been causing a storm…. quite literally. The series premiered this week with 11 fresh-faced contestants entering the swanky new Love Island USA villa in Fiji, but on the first episode, it just wouldn’t stop raining! Luckily, the rain didn’t stop the Islanders from getting up to their usual antics as the series has already delivered some serious drama in the few days it’s been on air, with one contestant going after another contestant’s man.
‘Rise’ forms part of his new EP ‘I Thought We’d Be Happy Here’ – a collection of spacious, electronic, piano-led vocal pop tracks, mixed by Tim Rowkins (Mura Masa, Maribou State, Two Door Cinema Club, Rina Sawayama). It encapsulates his desperation in our digital future; a world in which we have everything we want, but little of what we actually need.