Leaving You Behind
An electro-pop song that makes it easier to leave.
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, James Vincent, better known as Jim Alxndr, is a producer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. Alxndr has spent the last five years releasing several singles and a full-length album that is poignant and experimental. His unique approach to songwriting involves sitting at the piano and writing songs with strong lyrics that overshadow the production. With a variety of influences, Alxndr often makes music that reflects what he’s been listening to up to that point. His entire discography is available on Spotify, YouTube, and Apple Music. Jim Alxndr’s latest single, “Leaving You Behind,” helps to do just that in the most refreshing of ways. The song also has an accompanying music video.
“Leaving You Behind” is the song you listen to when you’ve lost all confidence in yourself. It’s a hazy, dream-like tune about gaining the strength to leave behind a person that’s left you scarred. At the same time, it’s uplifting enough to force us to actually do it. Alxndr tenderly explores all the emotions one feels when in an abusive relationship. Even with the heavy topics explored, he is still able to give the song a lively and inviting sound. Lyrics like “I won’t be pain-free but I’ll find me by leaving you behind” captures how it feels to finally let go of someone that’s caused you harm. It’s a relief from your weary skeleton, and it’s a spark to go forward with newfound freedom. When you’ve lost your way or how to stand up for yourself, this hit will help put yourself back together. So, stream Jim Alxndr’s “Leaving You Behind” to listen to something that helps you heal.
Urenna is a lover of music and creative writing.