“It was a lot of passion and pain clouded by smoke and chaos.”
That’s the explanation that Swedish artist Tove Lo gave when asked about “Habits”. The track hit home with with folks – lots of us have had this experience of struggling to cope with the loss of someone important through whatever means necessary. “Habits” was a huge single by any measure; personal (relatable) lyrics, an unbelievably catchy hook, and nearly a million plays on Soundcloud.
Tove Lo’s video hits the nail on the head, showcasing the various states of euphoria and anguish and the many functions “stay high all the time” can encapsulate.
You can grab “Habits” on the Truth Serum EP via iTunes.