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De-Lor - Cruel

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  • Artist: De-Lor
  • Track: Cruel
  • Producer: K.J.
  • Album: J'adore

Like a rude houseguest, love tends to show up when it's neither expected nor welcome, mess up your crib, drink the last of your milk and generally make a nuisance of itself. Then, just when you're starting to enjoy its company, it's liable to up and leave with nary a thank-you or goodbye. In a word, it's Cruel. De-Lor knows what I'm talking about; on his first Booth feature, the Boston singer/songwriter struggles vainly to convince himself that he's not falling head-over-heels for a new girl, afraid of what the consequences of might be. Over K.J.'s poignant instrumental, which builds from delicate acoustic-guitar strums and four-on-the-floor percussion to an sweeping power-ballad chorus, the singer laments, “I feel so lonely in my bedroom, I can still smell her perfume on my pillow / Lately I've been lyin' so much I believe myself, that I don't need her.” How about it, Booth readers: is your heart aflutter for this lovelorn jam? Then chance are vous adorerez the rest of the fresh material to be found on De-Lor's J'Adore LP, released in late October and available now online. In addition, fans can click here to peep the artist's new, live acoustic rendition of Cruel.

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