Musician born in Edinburgh and raised in Johannesburg JUMP delves into vices and evasion on the alternative rock offering “Potions”, which continues to tap into an autobiographical exploration of sanity carried by anthemic guitars and deafening rhythms. With a deeply personal message about addiction and feeling disconnected from the world, drawn from its own experiences battling bipolar disorder, the track balances writing intimate yet intense songs with expansive rock soundscapes.
Described as a hymn to all those who have struggled with self-medication, the track is brimming with the vulnerability of seeking to escape from one’s own mind, connecting with listeners despite being pulled from the depths of the heart and from the depths of the heart. the spirit of LEAP. Written following a prolonged manic episode in a psychiatric ward, “Potions” draws us into a hazy world of alcohol, drugs and drugs, allowing us to find solace in detachment while nuances of emotion. sneak up with his deep voice.
Energetic and uplifting yet understated and grounded, the art of LEAP swings wildly between extremes but continues to keep us grounded with its primary purpose of infusing positivity into our lives. From dropping his first two singles in 2020 to the rapid development of a raw but elegant artistic character as an enigmatic LEAP, musician Jacky Balfour Scott tapped into his natural ability to surprise people as he moved from rising joy to introspective silences underpinned by indie-rock sounds on “Potions”.