Saul Adamczewski’s new project Insecure Men has dropped new single ‘Teenage Toy’ to follow September’s debut release, ‘Subaru Nights’.
Released through Fat Possum, ‘Teenage Toy’ is upbeat, nostalgic – and extremely addictive. Layering synthesizers and a funky bassline with slinky guitars and reverb-soaked vocals, it’s an extremely enjoyable and addictive track; Insecure Men have created a tune with an almost other-worldly and fantastical atmosphere.
However the lyrics contrast hugely to the innocent instrumental. When speaking to The Line of Best Fit, Adamczewski stated the lyrics concern “adolescent sexuality and how frustrating that can be for most of us especially people growing up in suburbs or suburbs of the suburbs.” This odd juxtaposition of a childlike instrumental to disturbing lyrics make for an intriguing listen: