Danny Golden has evening to be dangerous within the video for "Hangover," premiering solely under in entrance of the discharge of his new album, Old Love.
"The track got here from a fairly natural place of waking up one morning feeling the ache of the hangover and simply sort 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 Billboard. "It's a easy track. 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 stay and after exhibits folks come as much as me and say, 'Oh, man, that one hit near house. It was a little bit too actual,'" Golden says. "The track is actually about my sort of fascination with folks's relationships with substances. I’ve a lot empathy for individuals who undergo that battle. I feel numerous instances addictions and issues like that may be met with numerous judgment, however I actually see the humanity in that type of countless cycle of self-loathing and self-medication that comes with it."
Golden isn't drawing from private expertise, nonetheless. "I've by no means had critical issues with any of that stuff," he says, "however I’ve numerous associates who’ve, and I discovered them very inspiring. The extra you be taught concerning the illness of habit the extra empathy you’ve gotten 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 habit 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 file or something," Golden says. "I used to be simply sort of gigging round and was actually impressed by the connection I used to be in to start out writing, sort of exploring the ups and downs of that. But I'm actually pleased with this one." And Golden feels assured that the album might be one thing of a launch pad for his fledgling profession.
"Yeah, this actually seems like a second of sort of knocking on the door of the actual deal," he says. "This is a file I feel folks might be to actually join with. It actually seems like a giant leap ahead for me as an artist and knowledgeable musician."