Love can be quite the gamble when it grows from a previous friendship. Jon Vinyl discusses how this risk can cause unsettling feelings in his new song “Stacy.”
Faced with a dilemma in his bond with a woman of the same title name, Vinyl sings smoothly across the dreamy track about whether to take their friendship to the next level or keep it platonic.
“Where do I begin? / We’re better off as friends / Hate to see you fall, but love to see you win / Pictures on my phone remind me of your lips / I love the way you felt, but still I’m on the fence,” Vinyl coos.
The Toronto native said the meaning behind the song came from him wanting to write a song about the struggle between following your heart or listening to that voice in your head.
“With a feel-good anthem-like ‘Stacy,’ I wanted to remind listeners that it’s completely normal to feel confused about love, but we should never be afraid to take risks- whether or not we know how the other person feels,” he told Rated R&B.
“Stacy” is Vinyl’s second release this year following, “Told You” from May.
In 2020, he released “Moments” and the acoustic version of 2019’s “Addicted,” taken from his Dangerous EP. That same year, Vinyl discussed his creative process and musical journey in an interview with Rated R&B. You can read it here.
Listen to Jon Vinyl’s “Stacy” below.