Chad VanGaalen has detailed his new album 'World's Most Stressed Out Gardener'.
The new record was pieced together at his own Yoko Eno studio, situated in Calgary, Alberta.
Out on March 19th, it's a typically imaginative, self-contained document, led by new single 'Samurai Sword'.
Online now, it's a melody-flecked indie rock jewel, with the adventurous songwriting incoporating elements of his home-piping.
Chad comments: “I had just ripped a bunch of old leaking copper pipe out of my basement in a reno job that I jumped into willy nilly. Realising how magical the pipes sounded, I put them on some dirty styrofoam and banged out the janky beat that introduces the song! Garbage is life.”
“It just spilled out in a couple minutes. I didn’t try to stop it because I was smiling like I was just cruising through my neighbourhood. Simple like a sandbox. An ode to the simplicity. It’s hard to let things be simple. But simple is easy on the mind, and being jovial in song is something I find really difficult. Why? What?”
The colourful animated video for 'Samurai Sword' is online now – check it out below.
Photo Credit: Sebastian Buzzalino
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