Hailing from Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, Brazilian singer and songwriter Leandro Cury takes listeners on a journey through the depths of longing and passion with his latest single, “Sunflower.” In this emotionally charged piece, the artist bares his soul, painting a vivid picture of an unending whirlpool of melancholy. Through his music, he perfectly reflects the yearning for intimacy in an era dominated by digital connections.
Cury’s expressive lyricism shines through, conveying a sense of longing and hopelessness: “From a thousand different faces I go out and see/ There’s not a single one I would pick for me/ When it gets dark I just can’t sleep/ Spend my nights wishing I was counting constellations/ On your skin, on your skin, on your skin/ Feeling hopeless I'll ever fit in your life again/ As within so without/ Like the sunflower tracks the sunshine across the sky/ I’ll track the light of your soul/ Until it shines upon me.”
Delving deeper into the song's narrative, Leandro Cury unveils his lingering fear about not having a place in his lover’s life. He intends to seize the full potential of this extraordinary bond, revealing that their presence has reignited his aspirations. “Sunflower” encapsulates the timeless desire for empathy, deep connections, and authenticity, all intricately woven into the dance of love's mysteries and the acceptance of vulnerability.
An engaging animated video accompanies the song featuring Leandro Cury’s avatar. Heading towards a sunflower-filled field, he marvels at the stars, which form intricate constellations, outlining the image of his ideal partner. As Leandro pines for her companionship, the boundary between day and night blurs, yet the prospect of their reunion continues to elude him. Eventually, a profound tranquility takes over him as he reconnects with his inner self, seeking haven in the enchanting splendor of the universe.
Inspired by local legends like Legião Urbana, Os Paralamas do Sucesso, Barão Vermelho, and Renato Russo, as well as global influences, Leandro Cury integrates his spiritual convictions into his artistic expression. After “Sunflower,” he anticipates the release of his Portuguese single “Estrela” and the EP Counting Constellations. With a collection of fresh compositions and interpretations in the pipeline, his forthcoming album guarantees to offer a musical adventure that is truly worth experiencing.
Watch the animated video below:
Listen to “Sunflower” on Spotify: