LEON has a very special place in my heart. After easily the worst breakup in my life, I dragged myself to her show, my eyes still swollen from crying. Based on her catalog of music, I knew this wasn’t the smartest decision but I couldn’t miss her.
Coachella is truly a magical festival. The sprawling scene is so large that my friend’s Fitbit countered over 20 miles that we walked. Coachella’s allure starts with the location: the desert sky, the mountains in the background dotted by art installations, the hot but dry weather, it’s truly beautiful.
“As cliche as it sounds, time was the best thing for me. And compulsive shopping for vintage clothes eBay.”
This was the first thing singer/songwriter Wrabel says to me when we spoke on the phone. I discovered Wrabel through a late night search on Spotify when I jumped from one artist to the next. His song, “11 Blocks” captivated me and with the different yet realistic lyrics, I’ve kept it on my workday playlist. Naturally, instead of talking about music first, I came to him for relationship advice.
I could gush over LÉON for days. Her amazing vocals and relatable lyrics are just a couple of the reasons I was dying to interview her. Her latest single, Body dropped a few weeks ago and it’s been on repeat since then. The Swedish singer/songwriter tells me it’s about a summer love she had a few years ago working as …