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Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Dru Chen releases new single, 'Eiffel Tower'

05/22/2021 01:44:44 PM

Singapore-based Australian music artist Dru Chen released his newest single, Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower was a romantic R&B ballad penned by the singer-songwriter out of his love for the place. . Conjuring enchanting visions of Paris, France with its idyllic coffee shops & dreamy fashion, this track is a special piece about laying one’s heart on the line for something which is never quite guaranteed. 
“It was written during a time of intense vulnerability when life and love went through tumultuous ups and downs,” said Dru.
Co-written alongside Joel Tan of Gentle Bones, and solely produced by Dru, Eiffel Tower kicks off slow and steady, with the quiet and intimate verses,  a contrast to the bustling, explosive chorus that makes us feel like we’re in celebration of love, especially with Dru singing, “Pray you don’t let me go / ‘Cause who’s gonna catch me / When I fall for you”. The song speaks straight to the heart - encouraging us to let down our guard and let a lover or, l'amoreux, into our lives. 

With the country still in a pandemic and our hopes of traveling dashed, Eiffel Tower also aims to transport its audience to its namesake and impart that high, giddy feeling you get when experiencing happy moments with a loved one. Eiffel Tower is about exploring relationships—whether romantic, platonic, or familial, it ultimately displays the “intimacy of a lifetime of human connection”. It is about discovering the world through new lenses and constantly pushing one another to be better.

The song opens with the hook, “It’s all because of your love” and is peppered throughout the rest of the song - in varying degrees of emotion and melody. We also hear a satisfying electric guitar riff in the bridge, representing a culmination of the Pop/R&B track’s wonder and whimsy in this warm feeling we call love. Eiffel Tower shows maturity in both its production and lyrics - inspiring audiences to help each other pursue their dreams instead of tearing them down. 
“We can choose to come out stronger, more invigorated, and more alive than ever,” Dru observes, “That is the ultimate human experience.”
Dru Chen's Eiffel Tower is already out on streaming and listening platforms worldwide through Yung Lee Records and LINCH.

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