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New Music: Rilan – Love or Drugs

April 4, 2019

Music | by Dean Robinson

From Glee to glam-pop, ex-actor Rilan is rocketing into his own as both a fully-fledged songwriter and pop artist with the release of his latest single and video Love or Drugs.

Since we interviewed Rilan back in 2018, in our feature Meet The Artist Tipped As The Next Lady Gaga: Rilan, the flamboyant musician has been hard at work not only touring the world as an electro-pop artist but in developing his own fashion line, The Rilan Collection. The collection features a range of jackets – one of which he is modelling in his latest music video.


Love or Drugs is dirty, gritty dance song – a one for when you’ve got your extra-tight jeans on; ready for a wild night out. It’s a live-life-to-the-full type of a message from an artist who has always been open about his non-conformist mentality. And the video is part of the package: Like Lady Gaga or Prince, it’s impossible to separate the song from the performer. He’s a self-confessed sinner that revels in the weird and wonderful. The video for Love or Drugs features just that: erotic dancing, fluorescent drugs and wild party antics.

With his new single and video for Love or Drugs, Rilan has once again shown his unique ability to envision and execute a song’s presentation beyond just the audio to create an all-round experience.

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