The 17-year-old singer has been on the street with PRETTYMUCH this fall.
Gunnar Gehl is at the moment out on the street with PRETTYMUCH, melting hearts round North America together with his completely coifed hair, contagious smile and flirty pop tunes. And now, he's including one other catchy music to his interesting repertoire: a playfully rhythmic love ballad "Outta My Mind," premiering on Billboard right now (Nov. 12).
"'Outta My Mind' is principally about this one one that’s totally different from everyone else," Gehl tells Billboard. "It's a few woman who sees every thing the identical method I do. When I wrote it, I used to be so in shock at how wonderful she was that I didn't even suppose it was actual life. The solely factor I may say interested by her was 'am I out of my thoughts?'"
"Outta My Mind" begins with euphoric guitar riffs as Gehl's voice melts into the melody, effortlessly pairing with the synth sounds that take over the observe. The 17-year-old singer admits that he has discovered his soulmate with lyrics that completely illustrate the exhilarating thrill of discovering real love.
"My favourite line of the music is 'my coronary heart is beatin I'm hardly breathin my kryptonite' as a result of it offers you the precise feeling I had about this particular person," Gehl gushes. "My coronary heart was pounding, I used to be shedding breath, she had a lot management over me that she might be my solely weak spot."
Earlier this yr, the California-native reached over 100,000 streams on Spotify inside three weeks of releasing his debut observe "Ocean Blue," with the identical soothing melodies and candy sentiments as "Outta My Mind."
While Gehl is hoping to carry out a few of his personal exhibits quickly, opening for PRETTYMUCH on their Funktion Tour has been an enormous inspiration for him, seeing followers react as lovingly towards him as they do towards the boy band. Gehl says he has created some hilarious recollections with the PM guys, however most significantly, he's discovered to not take something without any consideration.
"I might say probably the most key piece of recommendation that they've given me is nearly taking this chance and rising as a lot as I can from it," Gehl provides. "My followers are my primary, so taking the time to spend high quality moments with them earlier than and after exhibits is one thing Zion [Kuwonu of PM] helped me out with."
Gehl has additionally been writing extra music whereas on the street ("I obtained one actually dope riff I'm gonna write to once I'm again residence," he teases), and guarantees to place in "some hardcore time" getting an album accomplished. His debut EP is ready to launch in 2019, however within the meantime, hearken to "Outta My Mind" beneath.