Powfu Talks Taylor Swift ‘Mine’ Cover, New Album & More

Powfu revealed his nine-song launching cd, Surrounded by Hounds and also Serpents, on Friday (Dec 2), and also to commemorate the launch, the 23-year-old celebrity took a seat with Billboard‘s Rania Aniftos to review his music trip.

“My first memory was walking into the living room, and my parents bought me a drum set,” he shares of when he initially began entering into songs and also exactly how he was motivated by his papa, that is likewise an artist. “When I was 12, that’s when I really started trying to write stuff and I was into poetry a lot. My dad built a studio beside our house, so I would go in there and watch him make music. I stole a microphone from my dad, took it into my bedroom and downloaded GarageBand. I just got addicted to it, basically. Then I started getting numbers pretty quick.”

After exploding on TikTok with the success of his 2020 Beabadoobee collab, “Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head),” Powfu has actually been constantly producing songs, also going down a hard rock variation of Taylor Swift‘s Speak Now hit, “Mine.” “I really like Taylor Swift. I think she’ s outstanding,” he claims.

Of his brand-new cd title, he describes, “In my life, there’s a lot of people that I met that are fake or only want you for the wrong reasons. Over the years, I think I’ve gotten better at being weary and looking at my surroundings and spotting out who those people are.”

Watch Billboard‘s complete meeting with Powfu over.

Source: billboard.com


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