10 Questions With Cameron Philip
Cameron Philip has that destiny-like feeling in his face, voice, and music. Known for being a fearless creator online and via music, his new single "Yellow" demonstrates a shift in his sound that left us more than intrigued. Wanting to know more, we reached out to this rising Canadian talent to see what's next, how he keeps his friends happy, and what else we should be on the lookout for.
Ones To Watch: Who is Cameron Philip?
Cameron Philip: Cameron Philip is a boy with a lot of emotions and feelings who turns all of that passion into music.
What is "Yellow" all about?
"Yellow" is about becoming overwhelmed with the feeling of the color yellow when you are around a certain someone. Every time you are near them, even the darkest parts of the world seem bright.
The song has this nostalgic, future retro vibe. How'd you settle on the sound?
I always love mixing in retro sounds with modern production. I think it gives songs more of an authentic feel, especially when intertwined with real emotions and a story.
Any co-writers? Who produced the track?
I wrote the song myself, and produced the track with Matee.
There is a lighter pop polish on "Yellow." Is this an evolution of your sound, or is this song-specific?
I think each song I make continues to be an evolution of my sound! I love to explore many types of genres, and then mix them together. It feels boring to continue to make the same type of music over and over again.
Can we expect more of this style in the future, potentially on an upcoming album?
Yes, I believe some of the upcoming album’s songs carry the type of sound "Yellow" has, though many of the songs probably carry a bit more of a “rock heavy” vibe.
Besides this excellent single, what else should we be on the lookout for?
The next single! The next album! More shows! Lots and lots and lots of new stories, and new emotions being conveyed through new music.
What's inspiring you right now outside of music?
Love and heartbreak.
Long weekend ahead of us, how do you cut loose when given the time?
I bake !!!! My favorite thing in the world (other than making music) is baking vegan treats for my friends. It makes me really happy.
Who are your Ones To Watch?
South Korean artist Mudd the student. He is a remarkable artist, and one of my favorites creating music right now.