Johan is an LA-based singer-songwriter and producer. Not too long ago, he released a music video for his “Smile Like an Idiot” single.

Johan – “Smile Like an Idiot” music video

“And then my best friend of ten years called me up. Yeah, I can tell he’s on his tenth beer. Telling me a story, how he’s always getting horny when he’s drunk. An opportunity arises in the form of my girlfriend. I guess that’s my ex-girlfriend. Here I am, between calls with the people formerly known as my girl and my best friend. Then my mom calls me up, says it’s time to cut me off.” – lyrics

‘Smile Like an Idiot’ tells a bittersweet tale of a young man who smiles a lot and acts like everything is fine, even though it isn’t.

Apparently, he doesn’t give a sh*t, but deep down he does. Therefore, he stays high to numb the pain until it gets too painful to numb.

Later, he admits that if losing is a game, he would be winning it by a landslide.

‘Smile Like an Idiot’ contains a relatable storyline, harmonious vocals, and melodic instrumentation flavored with urban pop and contemporary R&B elements.

Johan – “Smile Like an Idiot” single

Johan - “Smile Like an Idiot” artwork

“Johan’s songs explore a feeling of suburban ennui and anxiety about growing up, often viewed through a darkly humorous, self-deprecating lens.”

We recommend adding Johan’s “Smile Like an Idiot” single to your personal playlist. Also, let us know how you feel about it in the comment section below.


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