Wrenn Craves Human Connection in the Age of 'Internet Gaming': Listen

Wrenn
Tsarina Merrin

Wrenn

When Wrenn wrote her latest single, the world was in a different place. Now, the lyrics to her new song play like a portrait of our current reality.

On Friday (March 27), Wrenn released her brand-new single "Internet Gaming," a slow rock jam where the rising indie star sings about craving for interpersonal connection in a world where that doesn't seem possible.

"Put me in a K hole or or eat me alive/ Everybody wants me to go outside," she sings before wailing out in the song's chorus "Drown me in your evolution/ Kiss me."

Wrenn tells Billboard that the song was written long before the world was flung into social distancing practices over the spread of coronavirus, and feels even more relevant today.

"I wrote this song a while ago, imagining being stuck inside, but I didn't think it was going to predict our current events," she says. "'Internet Gaming' refers to what happens when we are living completely online and no longer have human interactions in person. That's when we find ourselves drowning in our evolution."

Elaborating on her songwriting, Wrenn says the idea for "Internet Games" was "based on a dystopian type of society where everyone finds themselves isolated, connected through the world through technology, watching the world burn with very little of a reaction."

And now that the world has actually found itself in a similar-sounding situation, she says, "I don’t have much else to say except that I really do feel drowned in evolution at the moment."

Check out Wrenn's new single "Internet Gaming" below:

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