North London singer, songwriter and storyteller Louis Dunford has released his new EP ‘The Popham’. In line with the release, Louis has also released lead single ‘Boys Do Cry’ which is a poignant ode to modern day expectations of masculinity and mental health awareness.
Speaking about ‘Boys Do Cry’, Louis says: ‘My oldest friends are a group of working class lads that I’ve known and grown up with since we were in nappies.They are the kind of boys who don’t talk about how they’re feeling, are afraid to be vulnerable, and would rather ‘man up’ and suffer in silence than talk about their struggles. We’ve all seen where this can lead.I made a pact with myself years ago to be honest about my mental health and open about my emotions in front of all my friends, especially these lads, in the hope that they’d know that if they ever needed to talk to someone I’d be there’. // Continue to the full article