Depression literally attacks stopnowstartagain in video for “Liplock”

The music video for "Liplock" by stopnowstartagain depicts depression in human form, waiting to attack stopnowstartagain.

Share 

Photo CREDIT: Derek Rathbun

Featured Artist News category interest

For Houston, TX emo act stopnowstartagain, the new single “liplock” was an outlet to express what he’s been feeling. Fans of early emo and pop-punk artists like A Newfound Glory, The Juliana Theory, Midtown and The Early November will definitely find something new to love in stopnowstartagain, though the sound is anything but dated.  

“This song is about how difficult it is to actually talk about things that bother you,” explains the artist. “So, instead I wrote a song about it. I sing one song, cause I can't talk. It stays on my tongue, like a liplock.”

The music video for "Liplock" depicts depression in human form, waiting to attack stopnowstartagain.

Related Article: Danny Goo Releases New Music Video for “Feel For You”

“The video illustrates how I feel about depression. It's admittedly not a very optimistic view, as I consider myself to be a pessimist in a very philosophical sense,” says the artist. “As we live our lives, carefree and oblivious to the potential harm we are exposed to on a daily basis, depression is constantly looming, ready to pounce at any moment. Eventually, it finally gets you. This video allowed for me to playfully express my attitude towards my experiences for the past few years in relation to my mental health.”

Though stopnowstartagain is a brand new project, he's been playing music for the better part of the past decade. Like many others, 2020 took its toll on him.

Related Playlist: SNAP, CRACKLE POP-PUNK

“The past year of my life has been the most tumultuous I've experienced. I lost my grandmother who saved my life as a young kid, I lost my faith and a lot of my most meaningful relationships came to an end. During this time, Strings Attached, a full length record by pop punk's best kept secret, The Composure was on repeat constantly. There's a song that record called 'Stop Now, Start Again.' That song in particular helped me realize what point I was at in life. A point where I really needed to renew and redefine. To stop, and start again.”

Listen to the single "Liplock" now on Spotify.

Share 

More from Featured Artist News

Band Of Silver Premiere Arena-Worthy Pop Anthem “Are We Are We Not”
Featured Artist News

Band Of Silver Premiere Arena-Worthy Pop Anthem “Are We Are We Not”

Their new EP showcases Band of Silver’s youthful exuberance, while at the same time reflecting the trio’s remarkable maturity and restraint.

Carpool Tunnel Shares New Single
Featured Artist News

Carpool Tunnel Shares New Single "Dreaming Still"

Carpool Tunnel's new album due out February 26th via Pure Noise Records

UKs YONAKA Share Empowering New Single
Featured Artist News

UKs YONAKA Share Empowering New Single "Seize The Power"

Yonaka want you to get lost in a feeling of strength and empowerment when listening to the song.

Ben Howard Announces Fourth Album Collections From The Whiteout
Featured Artist News

Ben Howard Announces Fourth Album Collections From The Whiteout

Ben's new album will be out March 26 via Republic Records

Whitehall announces sophomore album Swordfish Catcher out April 2nd
Featured Artist News

Whitehall announces sophomore album Swordfish Catcher out April 2nd

Check out the video for Whitehall's new single "Capsize" here

Sign up for Artist and Fan Newsletters

Keep in touch with everything on Artist and Fan. Sign up for our newsletter!
 








Stats
Elapsed time: 0.1395 seconds
Memory useage: 2.78MB
V2.geronimo