Choir Boy Returns With Dramatic New Track ‘Complainer’

It's a snarky take on "the self-absorption of sadness..."

Choir Boy have shared their new song 'Complainer' – tune in now.

The group is led by Adam Klopp, an artist who came of age around teenage bands in Cleveland, Ohio.

Known for his unusual tone, the term Choir Boy stuck – so he began to turn into something positive.

Using it as the name for his new band, their 2015 debut LP was a powerful example of his strident, nakedly emotional songwriting.

Moving forward, new album 'Gathering Swans' will be released on May 8th, with DAIS Records working on the release.

New song 'Complainer' is out now, a neat inversion of their previous work while containing the same resolute power.

Dominated by that soaring, incisive vocal, it's a multi-layered work, at once a performance and a personal admomition.

He comments: "While many of our earlier songs serve as flowery lamentations of loss and grief, 'Complainer' snarkily examines the self-absorption of sadness."

"The opening line ‘Oh my life’ was something I privately uttered while stewing over daily anxieties. It became comical to me that I would express my self-pity like that, in earnest, when my struggles seemed so relatively tame."

Adam finishes: "'Complainer' multi-tasks as a pop song and a reminder to keep my privilege in check."

Tune in now.

‘Gathering Swans’ will be released on May 8th via DAIS. Pre-order it at

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