Riding off of 2020’s Mild Anxiety EP, Alex Schiff—aka Blue Canopy—is coming at us with a new take on his worries with 2021’s Sleep While You Can EP.
The first single from the upcoming EP is a soothing, echoing, synth-driven track called “Motovun.” About a hilltop town in Croatia that Schiff and his wife visited during their honeymoon, it melodically revolves around a carefree moment in time. The song holds onto that free-spirited experience while also piling up the fears that arose as the couple became parents.
“The song is about the anxiety around having a kid,” Schiff says. “What that will mean in terms of losing the past version of ourselves and our relationship before our son, Graham, was born.”
The video for “Motovun” is a mosaic of scenes that go from collage clippings to children walking through a forest and more. Artistically threaded together, the overlapping and unique scenes pair well with the gentle anxieties the track conveys.
Be the first to listen to “Motovun” from Blue Canopy’s upcoming EP Sleep While You Can, out March 5, below. (Pre-order the EP here!)
Blue Canopy, “Motovun”