MUSIC NEWS: Gold Baby Announce Debut EP Details & Release Video For New Single ‘Captain Dorego’
Grunge-pop trio Gold Baby have announced their debut EP Rabbits, due for release on 26th March 2021 and supported by Help Musicians.
The band have also released a video for the EP’s lead single, Captain Dorego.
“Captain Dorego is about feeling overwhelmed,” explains vocalist Siân Alex. “It was initially inspired by Big Rock Candy Mountain, that old country song from the 1920s about a ‘hobo’s idea of paradise’—a modern version of the medieval concept of Cockaigne.
“I wanted to write an even more modern version now that life is busier than ever and it’s so easy to feel like there are a million versions of life that you could or should be living that aren’t your reality. It’s crowded with ideas, and I guess that’s the point…it’s about craving something simpler, having a busy brain and wanting to go and live in a cabin in the woods or spend all day fishing, but not being sure what you really want at all.”
“I think the tagline we initially had was: woman escapes the mundanity of her life attending a line dancing class and falling into a daydream / alternative reality,” Alex explains of the video. “I spent a load of time watching daft YouTube videos teaching my lanky limbs some simple line dance moves. Centre17—a performance venue near us in Walthamstow dedicated to community engagement—let us use their space to film it. The dancers are all friends of the band; amazing people who gave their time not really knowing what to expect, and who mostly didn’t know each other. We weren’t sure how it was going to go but they all nailed it and it ended up such a weird fun day.”
Like what you hear? You can stream or purchase Captain Dorego HERE.
Gold Baby‘s debut EP Rabbits is available to pre-order HERE.