Don’t worry, Jakk Fynn has got your back. That’s right, the singer-songwriter knows a thing or two about the trials and tribulations of life, and he wants you to know that you’ve got a friend in him. Today, Fynn unveils the official music video for his latest single “Meow,” a collaborative effort between him and his longtime producer Danny Balistocky.

Complete with rich and soothing synths and Fynn’s comforting vocals, the song is a statement on life’s daily struggles, as well as the resilience Fynn needed while dealing with mental health issues that he battled with while discovering himself as a queer person and a queer artist. The lyrics are squarely focused on his own experience, but he wanted to also write a song that was relatable for anyone who has had issues with anxiety, depression, or loneliness.

Commenting on the “Meow” music video and its significance to him, Fynn says:

“Since I’ve struggled with mental health since a young age, it meant a lot to me to go back to the area I grew up in to film this video. The locations I chose are really important to me. The river was a place I could run free as a kid, while the pacific ocean was a place I’d drive to as a teen when I was in a lot of pain and needed to reflect. I will always have a mix of emotions between joy and pain when it comes to my upbringing and hometown, but writing this song and filming this video was incredibly therapeutic for me and another stepping stone in my ever-going journey.”

“Meow” is a very worthwhile follow up to Fynn’s previous single release “Don’t Call,” with both songs further illustrating the emerging confidence in Fynn as a songwriter. His songs are defined by their authenticity and faith in himself, influenced by his experiences confronting his own transgender identity. Growing up on early 2000s pop and 1990s alternative rock, he had a hard time gathering the support of the people around him as he began to take his own music more seriously. He found his calling, so to speak, when he realized that there was a great lack of transmasculine representation in pop music. Convinced that he could etch out his own place in this space, Fynn’s candidness and relatability found an eager audience. He is all about keeping it positive, even in the darkest light. And he hopes that positive mentality can brush off on you, the listener, no matter what you may be dealing with.

Artwork for the single “Meow” by Jakk Fynn

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