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Candy - Thankful

Candy - Thankful
Candy is the solo moniker of Melbourne creative Calum Newton. Formerly of Lunatics on Pogosticks and Amyl + The Sniffers, Candy sees Newton embrace post-punk and dream-pop of all eras – with driving basslines and shimmering melodies crafted entirely in his bedroom.

Having previously released three mixtapes of bedroom-pop through tastemaker label Z-Tapes, in 2018 Candy, released his debut single ‘Apartment in the City’. Taken from his forthcoming debut studio album Under the Weather, ‘Apartment in the City’ is the perfect introduction to Candy – dream-pop without the haze and shoegaze without the distortion; breezy, shining melodies that take stride as the track flies by effortlessly. He followed this up with 'Hiding from the Sun' which echoed similarly jagged guitar lines and built upon the bright yet melancholic tone of his music.
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About this track...

Sonically 'Thankful' marks another side to Candy. Swirling synths are accentuated by Candy's trademark post-punk bass tones and spitting delivery.

“Thankful details the struggles of having those people in your peripherals who are friends of friends or acquaintances. You’re somehow invested in their lives and them yours, even though you mightn’t want that to be the case” says Candy.

Details
Number Of People In Act Solo
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Melbourne
Taken From The Release Titled Thankful
Copyright Holder's Name Calum Newton
Publisher Calum Newton
Media Servicing Date 2018-08-22
Main Genre Pop
Genre 2 Rock
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
Artist Official Web Site https://www.facebook.com/iamcandymusic/
Artist Social Network Page https://www.facebook.com/iamcandymusic/
Online Store Page 1
Content Provider Amrap Unsigned