A fiery, hardworking talent in the heart of Asia, HKG/Taiwanese singer, songwriter and photographer ‘julian.’ presents ‘Insecurity’, collaborating with producer/songwriter ‘LCDWVES (lucidwaves)’ to create a track filled with emotional richness and lushful tones, inspired by their love for classical genres and modern day instruments.
This song explores and addresses their perspectives of love and relationships, in particular a sense of insecurity. Insecurity (or being insecure) is defined by ‘a lack of confidence, uncertainty and anxiety’, or having ‘lack of protection’. These two meanings were used by julian. and LCDWVES to present two sides of a story: LCDWVES exploring the process of gathering the confidence and the courage to let go, while julian. discovering his inner feelings and desires to be with the one that he is emotionally attached to, as if it were looking at yourself in the mirror and revealing your strengths and your flaws.
Two simple chords are used to accentuate the simplicity of ‘Insecurity’. However, sewn into track, hidden among the soothing and dulcet melodies and lush synthesisers highlight intricate details scattered across the track, transforming into complex, propulsive and soulful melodies, highlighting their recovery from experiences that they have faced and their desire to tell their story.