New York singer-songwriter Dave Benton has introduced a brand new Hint Mountains album. The report, Home of Confusion, arrives October 22 by way of Lame-O Data.
Benton has additionally shared the LP’s lead single “America,” together with a music video written, directed, and edited by Hint Mountains guitarist Jim Hill. Test it out under.
“‘America’ is a highway track written from a spot of disillusionment and desperation,” Benton stated in a press launch. “My guitarist Jim Hill created this video impressed in equal elements by Simple Rider, Wayne’s World, and The Lord of the Rings to reflect the themes of the track in jest.
Writing and arranging this track was an actual journey for us, with a lot of rewrites and adjustments. I virtually lower the track from the album at one level as a result of it was torturing me a lot! I wished it to be actual but additionally lighthearted and upbeat. I feel Jim captured that vitality completely in his visible interpretation of the track.”
Home of Confusion follows the final 12 months Misplaced within the Nation. Benton recorded his album this previous winter at a number of completely different places: a studio within the foothills of the Shawangunk Ridge in New York, a house alongside the Rondout Creek of the Hudson Valley, a Brooklyn house, and a small shared music workspace in Denver, Colorado.
Benton crafted the songs on Home of Confusion after shedding work throughout the pandemic. “I used to be used to waking up early for my warehouse job, so after I bought laid off, I simply stored up that schedule and applied one other day-by-day routine targeted on enhancing my guitar enjoying and writing songs,” he defined. Benton continued:
Home of Confusion:
01 Seen It Coming
02 If You Do
03 On My Knees
04 7 Angels
06 The Moon
10 Eyes on the Highway
11 Coronary heart of Gold