Puma Blue’s new Only Trying 2 Tell U video is a sad, surreal slow-jam

Puma Blue comes through with the melancholic video for his new single Only Trying 2 Tell U.

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Trying 2 Tell U

South London’s Puma Blue has shared a mellow video for new single ‘Only Trying 2 Tell U’. Taking place next to a swimming pool, the visual sees Blue, real name Jacob Allen, wandering forlornly through a crowd of slow dancers, all cast in grainy deep blues and purples. The song itself is melancholic and moody, with Blue’s haunting falsetto skipping delicately over a sparse, gloomy beat as he recalls memories of a failed relationship and the ensuing break-up.

Speaking about the video Puma Blue said: “For me the song is about failure and the burden of all these unsaid things. I had this idea that the visuals would take place by water, to comfort, but surrounded by painful, bittersweet memory for dissonance. Because that’s what this music is for me. So that’s how the video came out. It was all done in one shot and the scene takes place inside the limbo of a dream. The slow dancers represent torment in that state.” Watch the video for ‘Only Trying 2 Tell U’ below.

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