Marcus Lee pulls at the heartstrings in emotive new folk single “Just Wish You Cared“. A tale of unrequited love, the new release is fuelled with pure beauty. Powered with a soulful vocal that’s instantly recognisable, soaring strings and vibrant crescendos, “Just Wish You Cared” begins with a melancholic arrangement before venturing into an upbeat, confident number.
Explaining the message behind the track, Marcus states, “Just Wish You Cared begins as an intimate address from a lover left waiting, but as the narrative progresses the music rises with the intensity of its sentiment. Exploring themes of blissful negligence and finally arriving at a blaring finale of brokenheartedness and betrayal. I wrote this song wailing into the darkness of my hometown after finding myself very suddenly isolated. Endlessly reviewing what had found me in this situation, I arrived on a clear sentiment that felt simple yet comprehensive, ‘I just wish you cared’.”
A relatable wonder that’s free-spirited and pleading for love, “Just Wish You Cared” starts 2021 in the right way for Marcus Lee.