First of all, Khalid's voice sends me to the middle of a deserted island, where it's not too hot or lonely. He makes me feel so safe and understood.
American Teen reminds me of what life is like when nothing is wrong. It makes me forget about the way life is now, with all of the racism, sexism, and homophobia. I forget about everything that causes me anxiety and I just feel like myself for a little bit
I hope that made sense!