Today, Olmo reveals his sophomore new album The Trunk.
“My music is about creating a temporary dream space that people can escape into. It’s a safe place where complex issues are sweetened up and turned into these little ear worms.”
A natural experimentalist, Olmo might once have been driven by finding unique ways to combine frenetic drums with grandfather clock chimes and baby kicks (“Lungs”). However, The Trunk comes as a new chapter and it’s all about creating more direct harmonies that can be chanted out instinctively by audiences. “Pop is no longer this dirty word,” Olmo explains. “I think as I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized pop is whatever speaks profoundly to the most people.