The singer-songwriter and guitarist dropped the brand new monitor on Friday (June 4), that includes the Grammy-winning nation and pop singer on background vocals. The music attracts on ’80s pop parts in an association that invitations comparability to the Toto basic “Africa,” juxtaposing synthesizer chords, drums and percussion together with his signature guitar stylings.
“I am not a fallen angel, I simply fell behind / I am out of luck and I am out of time / If you happen to do not wanna love me, let me go / I am runnin’ for the final practice / I am runnin’ for the final practice residence,” Mayer sings on the monitor, which is accompanied by a video he shot at Union Station in Los Angeles, in line with People. The credit point out that Cameron Duddy from Midland directed the clip:
Mayer has been teasing the brand new music on TikTok since March. Sob Rock — Mayer’s eighth album and his first in 4 years — is about for launch on July 16, and Mayer tells the Wall Street Journal that he intentionally slanted the brand new tracks to sound harking back to a few of his earliest ’80s influences as a approach of providing consolation after what has been a tough 12 months for everybody.
“There is a security-blanket side about that sound that jogs my memory of a safer time,” the 43-year-old musician states.
Mayer and Morris have beforehand shared their mutual musical admiration, and so they collaborated on the 2021 Grammy Awards in March when he joined her onstage to lend his guitar skills to a stay rendition of her large hit, “The Bones.”
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