Toronto-based singer-songwriter Alex Frew returns to the streaming charts with the acoustic version of his stand-out, bedroom pop single ‘Antisocial Love Song’ featuring A is for Arrows.
The new guitar-led rendition is a down-tempo, stripped back reimagining of the original that sees Alex wrestle between his want for closeness and affection and enjoying the simplicity and comfort of isolation. Drenched in brooding teenage angst, Alex intimately unravels his innermost thoughts and feelings in the lyrics, sentiments echoed by A is for Arrows gently sung response. ‘Antisocial Love Song’ overall is a beautifully written pop song that cleverly critiques the state of love, life and relationships for young people in the modern world. It’s a millennial’s love song and one that many teens will relate to. The release of the acoustic version seems to be a reach for a wider appeal for the song, a version that will resonate more with older generations and lovers of acoustic pop.