LIFEOFTHOM, a multi-talented songwriter, producer, and performer from New York, is known for seamlessly blending various genres. From classic to experimental, his music encompasses old-school hip-hop, R&B, house, and electronic and indie adjacent sounds. LIFEOFTHOM has been steadily building his career off innovative records and collaborations that are intensely energetic and deceptively intricate.
As he gears up to release his upcoming album, the budding artist shares his new single, “archetyp333.” Reflecting on this new track, LIFEOFTHOM shares that it was created in late 2021 during a significant personal transformation. He describes feeling a sense of expanding liberty and a shift in his archetype. However, he acknowledges that not everyone will evolve with you, presenting a choice to sink or swim in the face of change.
“archetyp333” is the third single from LIFEOFTHOM’s highly anticipated Michael LP, following the foundation laid by “2011” last month. As part of his most experimental rollout to date, this track represents an embrace of change and a willingness to confront adversity head-on. It encapsulates the album’s overarching themes, showcasing excited defiance towards our common struggles. In the chorus, a floating vocal line confidently declares, “All of us are drowning, I swim,” symbolizing LIFEOFTHOM’s unwavering determination to overcome obstacles.
Sonically, “archetyp333” embodies adventurous angst. The composition features a warm bass line interwoven with sweeping synths, creating a mesmerizing soundscape. LIFEOFTHOM seamlessly moves between dreamlike melodies, showcasing his lyrical prowess in the song’s middle section. Clocking in at just over two minutes, this short yet impactful track lingers in the listener’s mind long after the music ends. Its earworm quality leaves an indelible impression, reminding us that we are not alone in our struggles and have the power to persevere.