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‘Stranger Issues’ star Jamie Bower shares brooding new single ‘I Am’

‘Stranger Issues’ star Jamie Bower shares brooding new single ‘I Am’

'Stranger Things' star Jamie Bower shares brooding new single 'I Am'

Stranger Issues star Jamie Bower has shared a brooding new observe titled ‘I Am’, marking his fourth stand-alone single for 2022.

Launched final Friday (August 12) after being introduced the week prior, ‘I Am’ is a darkish and twangy country-rock music, with its lyrics and accompanying music video making a number of references to demise and faith. Bower first made point out of the music throughout an look on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, the place he additionally comedically recited the lyrics to Lizzo‘s ‘About Rattling Time’ utilizing the voice of his Stranger Issues character, Vecna.

The video for ‘I Am’ was helmed by brothers Vicente and Fernando Cordero – who served as director and cinematographer, respectively – and sees Bower enjoying two roles. In a press assertion, these characters are described as “a preacher on the pulpit, delivering an impassioned liturgy, and a wayward congregant who stumbles into the chapel”. Thematically, Bower stated the clip represented “a haunting show of being confronted by your inside self”.

Check out the video for ‘I Am’ beneath:

Bower’s first music for the 12 months, ‘Crow’, arrived again in April. The next month, he shared the double A-side ‘Run On’ (that includes King Sugar) and ‘Satan In Me’. Earlier than launching his profession as a solo artist, Bower was the frontman of London punk band Counterfeit.

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Bower beforehand revealed that he listened to Placebo‘s cowl of Kate Bush‘s ‘Working Up That Hill (A Deal With God)’ to assist him get out of character after enjoying Vecna. The unique model of the music appeared prominently within the fourth sequence of Stranger Issues, resulting in an enormous resurgence in reputation.

Previous to showing in Stranger Issues, Bower spoke to NME about how he’s loved the liberty of being a solo musician. “I really feel creatively in one of the best house that I’ve been in for a very long time, if ever,” he stated on the time. “I wish to be cautious right here as a result of I don’t wish to be like, ‘Oh, effectively, I’m the lone wolf and I don’t want anybody’, however there may be actually one thing to be stated for simply going along with your intestine and going with instinct.”

Bower additionally not too long ago opened up about his expertise with habit, celebrating seven-and-a-half years of sobriety final month.

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