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Cubbi Gets Personal On Sophomore Single “GTFO”

South Africa’s Cubbi brings a fresh and dynamic melody to an indie-pop beat on new single ‘GTFO.’ It’s a surprisingly raw and honest track, confronting and struggling with a party lifestyle and dealing with inner demons.

Cubbi wrote the song while in a “dark” place in his life. “I didn’t know how to handle it, so I was self-medicating, doing a lot of drugs and drinking a lot,” he explained. “The first half of the song was written in that state of mind so it came from a very honest and raw place. I remember playing it back to myself and having a bit of a sob, I’m not exactly sure why. It’s funny because it wasn’t until I went to rehab months later that I was able to finish writing the song.”

The resulting song ends up holding a mirror to pop culture while also being a great entry into pop music. The chorus is particularly infectious, with Cubbi spelling out GTFO with rapidfire and explaining there’s “parts of me you don’t want to know.”

Listen to the song below, and buy it on iTunes.

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Written by Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett is the creator and editor of POParazzi. He works primarily in Washington, DC. You can contact him at sam@poparazzi.org and visit his portfolio at sam-bennett.com.

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