Music

Premiere: Are You ‘Man Enough’ for ROMANCE?

Music

Premiere: Are You ‘Man Enough’ for ROMANCE?

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“I was looking for love, but instead I found pain / guess you weren’t man enough for me,” sings TC Milan on ROMANCE’s smooth sophomore single, “Man Enough,” produced by Yung Diamond and mixed/mastered by Avan Lava’s Le Chev. The melancholic groove follows the rising Brooklyn outfit’s breakout track, “Paradise,” which we labeled a standout queer track of 2015.

The track first took shape as a voice memo on Milan’s my phone after things ended with an ex-boyfriend: “I couldn’t get this hook out of my head,” he said. “I’d sing it on my bike, on the train, in the shower. At first I believed I’d sabotaged the relationship, but eventually realized he just wasn’t up for love. He didn’t like the idea of forever and I don’t take love lightly. This song is about moving on.”

Listen below to the BULLETT premiere of “Man Enough,” and catch ROMANCE’s free show at Los Angeles’ No Vacancy on April 6 with special guest DJ Nicky Paul of St. Lucia.