Danny Golden has night time to be dangerous within the video for "Hangover," premiering solely beneath in entrance of the discharge of his new album, Old Love.
"The music got here from a fairly natural place of waking up one morning feeling the ache of the hangover and simply form of writing about it," the Austin-by-way-of-Pittsburgh singer — who drinks at a home social gathering, snorts with aliens in a tent and winds up staring down a disgusted girlfriend within the video — tells Streets Talkin. "It's a easy music. It's concerning the social gathering getting out of hand, and the music video is a farcical taken on it." Despite that, Golden has discovered "Hangover" resonating with audiences greater than he anticipated.
"I've been doing that one reside and after exhibits individuals come as much as me and say, 'Oh, man, that one hit near dwelling. It was somewhat too actual,'" Golden says. "The music is admittedly about my form of fascination with individuals's relationships with substances. I’ve a lot empathy for individuals who undergo that battle. I believe loads of occasions addictions and issues like that may be met with loads of judgment, however I actually see the humanity in that type of infinite cycle of self-loathing and self-medication that comes with it."
Golden isn't drawing from private expertise, nevertheless. "I've by no means had severe issues with any of that stuff," he says, "however I’ve loads of pals who’ve, and I discovered them very inspiring. The extra you study concerning the illness of dependancy the extra empathy you’ve for individuals who undergo it. Being in Austin and being surrounded by musicians on a regular basis, I've discovered lots of people I'm near have tales about dependancy and restoration."
Old Love marks Golden's second album, following a self-released debut in 2016. Due out Nov. 2, Golden recorded Old Love in Austin with members of Black Pumas, White Denim, Glorietta, the Golden Dawn Arkestra and different teams. "I wasn't actually in a rush out make a document or something," Golden says. "I used to be simply form of gigging round and was actually impressed by the connection I used to be in to start out writing, form of exploring the ups and downs of that. But I'm actually pleased with this one." And Golden feels assured that the album will probably be one thing of a launch pad for his fledgling profession.
"Yeah, this actually appears like a second of form of knocking on the door of the true deal," he says. "This is a document I believe individuals will probably be to actually join with. It actually appears like an enormous leap ahead for me as an artist and an expert musician."