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Electro-Pop Artist Explores Coming Out with 'Sleeptalking'

Trevor James Tillery

Indie singer-songwriter Trevor James Tillery delivers a delicious dream-pop delicacy with his latest music video, “Sleeptalking.”

The track – which is from Tillery’s upcoming debut EP, In Moonlight, scheduled for release March 25 – explores the moody landscape of his coming out process and the subconscious need to break free from the confines of the closet.  

“The song itself was written a few years back prior to coming to terms with my own sexuality,” Tillery says. “To me, I think the song acts as a foreshadowing letter to myself and seeing a little glimmer of my true self. Like my subconscious was telling me to wake up."

Tillery’s hypnotic sound and lingering lyrics are delightfully haunting – an audio atmosphere perfectly captured in the song’s music video.        

"Myself and director Nick DuPlessis shot the video for ‘Sleeptalking’ in Big Sur, California on a very early and foggy morning. Which were the perfect conditions for what I had in my head for an eerie dreamlike state,” he says.

Watch the video for “Sleeptalking,” debuting exclusively on The Advocate, below. 

Tags: Music, Coming Out
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