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Review: "Lost Without You" - Drew Schueler

In "Lost Without You" Schueler sings about how he was completely lost in life before he found his love. He sings about how he's worried to let this incomplete part of him shine through and expresses how he feels as if this other person is the only thing that's keeping him afloat. Listeners are able to sympathize with Schueler because sometimes people do feel very lost in life when they don't have someone to ground them. He sings about how "all these other things don't feel right to me" and how he "wasted so much time chasing every high." He's worried that without them, he would be thrown off track again since everything is right in the world when they are around.

One of the main aspects of this song that stands out is how the entire vibe of the song is so chill, but Schueler is still able to express the depth of emotion he feels about this topic. It's evident that this is a piece about a transition between some pretty extreme stages in life and Schueler captures the emotions and feelings tied in with this experience extremely well. His voice sounds so passionate, and his lyricism reveals how much importance this other person holds to him. Even though the melody is pretty chill, it still has a bit of a kick to it. There are some pretty powerful beats and a bit of energy in the melody overall. This piece truly is a great song that expresses finding your grounding through the person you love.

New pop artist, Drew Schueler is a master at creating unique yet familiar songs full of vibrant vocals and melodies, electro-pop synth textures, electric guitar, and programmed beats, similar to Lauv, Justin Bieber, and LANY. Drew cut his teeth in Cincinnati and Nashville fronting and producing alternative pop bands but is now breaking into the pop mold. He not only wrote his entire debut EP (New Perspective), but also played all the instruments, produced, and mixed the entire project himself. “I have always been fascinated by all aspects of creating music,” Drew said. “As with any kind of art, every tiny detail matters and I love knowing everything that goes into my music.” Along with his growing artist career, Schueler is a thriving songwriter, instrumentalist, and producer, working out of his studio in Nashville.

Written By Melina Darlas



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