Will Joseph Cook has shared his powerful new single 'The Dragon'.
The songwriter's debut album 'Sweet Dreamer' was a work of real individuality, and it's been followed by a flurry of new material.
New single 'The Dragon' continues his creative quest, with Will Joseph Cook taking aim at The Big Problems in the world today.
Spurred on by the climate crisis, it looks at an increasingly politicised young generation who want to build a better world.
“'The Dragon' is pointing at our collective apathy and inaction towards the biggest problems in our world,” says Will. “I’m singing about that personal feeling of helplessness, knowing that none of these problems can be solved by an individual alone. Living with that knowledge can be difficult. The change needs to be huge and systemic, and that’s almost as overwhelming as the problems themselves.”
“The song is about striving to stay positive and loving,” he explains. “Whilst living in the shadow of several huge global problems like the climate and political unrest. Turning on each other distracts us from finding the real solutions. My generation is hyper focused on it but at the same time generally speaking no one can do anything about it and we're in a powerless position.”
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