“Quiet Covers Up a Lot” is the lead single off of California-based Leon in the Wild‘s self-titled 2023 EP. Leon kicks things off with his warm, pop-forward guitar and conjures dulcet tones that land somewhere between fellow Californians The Beach Boys and Pavement.

I particularly enjoyed the story told throughout this track; seemingly about that special someone that you maybe haven’t been able to spill your true feelings to. According to Leon, he “[has] always been the guitarist, the producer/engineer, the person mixing/mastering, background vocalist, etc. This is my first step into the wild as myself.”

If this track caught your ear, definitely check out the rest of this six song EP which is available on Spotify. Additionally, if you happen to have the means of playing it, you can pick up the cassette on his Soundcloud page and head to the beach with your Walkman and surfboard.