Lauv, now signed to Prescription Songs and Kobalt Music Recordings, has appeared at festivals including Firefly and brought the wistful intimacy of his music to the live arena. As heard on "I Like Me Better," that unfettered openness remains a major touchstone for Lauv. "Before I started making music as Lauv, I'd lost that sense of who I really was for a while," said Lauv. "It seems like a lot of people lose touch with that forever, and end up living a life that's not really true to who they are. By being so honest in my songs, I want to encourage people to be okay with who they are and what they feel. More than anything else, that's what drives me to create music in a massive way."