Omar Apollo is a 21 year-old musician from Indiana and he’s about to make a big splash this year, beginning with Trouble.
Apollo clocked up millions of streams on a number of songs last year but he’s making a big push this year, gearing up for the release of an EP.
Trouble is the first release of that and it’s a stunningly restrained cut. Over a haunting, gentle guitar riff, he takes us into the twilight zone with a voice that feels like a daydream.
He’s got a similar vibe to Ryan Beatty with the soulful songwriting prowess of Rex Orange County or Yellow Days.
It’s very impressive and a near-perfect start to the year for him.