The Meaning Behind The Song: Andromeda by Mr Fijiwiji & Exist Strategy
As a DJ, I have come across a plethora of songs that have left a lasting impact on me. One such song that has captured my attention and touched my soul is “Andromeda” by Mr Fijiwiji & Exist Strategy. I remember stumbling upon this song at a friend’s house, and from the first few notes, I was captivated.
A Journey through Space
“Andromeda” takes the listeners on a journey through space, both metaphorically and literally. The lyrics paint a vivid picture of being caught in a wasteland, unsure of what to do and feeling alone. The feelings of floating through vacant spaces and the search for signs of life resonate deeply with anyone who has ever experienced loneliness or a sense of longing.
According to the artists, the song draws inspiration from the Andromeda galaxy, a spiral galaxy located approximately 2.5 million light-years away from Earth. The mention of the galaxy in the lyrics adds a layer of depth to the overall meaning of the song. It symbolizes a distance, both physical and emotional, between two individuals.
The chorus of “Andromeda” emphasizes the internal conflict and emotional disconnect experienced by the protagonist. The lines, “In this galaxy, inside of me, don’t wanna be your enemy,” portray a struggle to maintain a relationship while feeling distant and disconnected. The fallacy mentioned in the lyrics represents a false belief or illusion that guides the protagonist away from their loved one.
Furthermore, the lyrics delve into the protagonist’s mind, where there is a fantasy created for their loved one. This fantasy serves as an escape from the agony and represents the hope that one day they will reconnect. The waves of blue symbolize the emotional turmoil the protagonist experiences while drifting away from their loved one.
The Collaboration and Production
“Andromeda” is a collaboration between Mr Fijiwiji and Exist Strategy, two incredibly talented artists in the electronic music scene. The song showcases their ability to create a captivating atmosphere through a combination of pop, trip-hop, and chillout elements.
Matt Van’s vocals add an ethereal quality to the track, enhancing the emotional journey portrayed in the lyrics. The production is masterfully executed, drawing the listener into the vastness of space while maintaining a sense of intimacy.
The song was released on May 5, 2017, under the labels Monstercat & Monstercat Instinct, further solidifying its place in the electronic music community.
“Andromeda” is a song that resonates with listeners on multiple levels. It explores the complexities of human emotions, the longing for connection, and the struggle to maintain relationships amidst distance and internal conflicts. Through its beautifully crafted lyrics and enchanting production, the song offers solace and understanding to those who have experienced similar emotions.
As a DJ, I find myself turning to “Andromeda” time and time again. It is a testament to the power of music to evoke emotions and create a sense of connection. So if you ever find yourself floating through vacant spaces, take a moment to listen to this mesmerizing track and let it guide you through the vastness of the Andromeda galaxy.