With Damian Lynn’s newest release “Wait“, the Swiss musician conveys a particular moment when there’s been a general feeling of complete exhaustion and a decision to give in until at the last possible second there’s hope to turn a situation around. This presents a quiet kind of intimacy, using expressive spatial quality balanced through electro beats and pizzicato strings.
The director behind the music video, Jero Fähndrich, states: “Losing someone we love is one of the toughest struggles we have to face at some point in our lives. Be it a family member, a close friend or somebody we deeply learned to love in a really special and powerful way. The end of a relationship is a situation we all fear, and a situation that can change who we are. Relationships on every level are a great way to reflect on ourselves. When you lose that person in your life, it’s often ourselves that we need to change to successfully move on.
The music video for “Wait” is a visual exploration of that theme [- shown in both a deliberate and abstract way and loaded with symbolism]. The video should be open for as many different interpretations as possible because everybody has a different experience with this theme. The only thing we all share in common is that we all haven’t quite figured out love yet”.
Lynn’s memory of childhood always included music; his father collected thousands of CDs, in which those sounds filled the family home. Lynn gave solo vocal performances in elementary school, showing a passion for performance at a young age. He went on to study obligatory instruments, moving onto piano, electric guitar and finally – drums. Having a home base of Lucerne, Switzerland presents Lynn with a meditative perspective on creating: an expansive body of water sits near his studio and lends that calm atmosphere to his melancholic signature sound. Though Lynn feels close to his Swiss wonderland, he finds just as much inspiration while on the road.
Having toured with Stefanie Heinzmann and Laith Al-Deen, the artist has built a dedicated fan base in Germany in just a few years. Lynn’s previous release, “When We Do It“, proved he could deliver an infectious hit with over two million streams on Spotify to date. “Memories” was his 2015 debut, a bold move as an introduction to the scene through a quiet ballad. It still sits at more than two million streams across platforms worldwide.