San Holo proved long before his breakout single “Light” soared close to a top ten spot on Billboard‘s Hot Dance/Electronic charts that he was going to be one of electronic music’s strongest torch carriers for the foreseeable future. However, since that time, future bass, like any popular dance genre, experienced a considerable wave of saturation, leaving San wanting to recreate his sound to find that originality he so adored, once more. This urge led him back to one of his first loves, the guitar, where he realized he could switch out synths for acoustic instruments and therefore create a whole new style, while staying in the electronic soundscape.
Thus, San Holo starts to present his next chapter with his upcoming debut album, where he’s aiming to take all of his experiences and melt them down into sonically beautiful original works. On the album’s first singles “lift me from the ground” featuring Sofie Winters and “worthy,” San Holo shows off his new style with incorporates his songwriting and vocal skills. San Holo explains,
Now fans have the perfect compliment to “lift me from the ground,” in the form of a lyric video that might as well be a full music video. San is seen lifted from the ground, soaring through different landscapes, as lyrics swirl and delicate atmospherics take over the speakers, giving an exciting preview to the album’s visual aesthetic.