Berlin-based Cloudy June is taking the musical landscape by storm – something she owes not only to her unique sound but also to her tremendously captivating attitude. Next-level realness might be a good way to sum it up: unfiltered, straightforward, self-confident, and yet approachable at the same time. At just 24 years old, she is already considered a queer icon, and this is only the beginning. Back in December, she released “Devil Is A Woman” as the first taste from her upcoming EP, followed by the second single and TikTok success “You Problem” feat. Emlyn.
“Love Under The Influence” is Cloudy June’ first ballad ever. On the song, she details feelings of insecurity, and how a relationship doesn’t get boring when you’re essentially being treated like shit. With this track, the singer-songwriter shows yet another side of herself sonically, proving once again how broad her palette really is – even if getting here wasn’t quite as easy this time around, as she herself reveals: “I kept trying to write a ballad and failed to create something that could actually pin-point the feeling that I’d been wanting to talk about for a while.”
When asked about the song, she elaborates:
“For me, the ‘influence’ is all the stuff that keeps you from facing reality in a relationship or situationship. It’s like a dream world in which you convince yourself that someone is meant for you. Whether it’s drugs, the fear of being alone or you’re blinded by the supposedly perfect qualities of a person—all of this gives you that love-hormone-like high until the ‘influence’ wears off and you’re forced to face the facts.”
A soulful and sassy voice, authentic lyricism, and an undeniable spark are enabling Cloudy June to rewrite the rulebook of pop. Her personality shines and her music digs deep into the core of who she is as an artist as she delivers a timeless body of edgy-pop-infused work.
Cloudy June is currently playing to sold-out crowds throughout Europe on her “Does Your Girlfriend Tour.” Stay up to date on touring here: https://www.cloudyjune.com/tour.