Following the breakout success of her 2019 international hit “Dance Monkey,” Australian artist Tones And I has continued sharing her sunny music. Now with one EP to her identify, Tones And I is formally gearing up for the discharge of her debut album, Welcome To The Madhouse.
The singer returned Thursday to launch the optimistic tune “Cloudy Day.” The only begins off sluggish as a languid piano gives moody instrumentals. However on the refrain, a gaggle of soulful backup singers be part of Tones And I to sing in regards to the significance of remaining constructive by means of troublesome moments, turning the gloomy music into a handy guide a rough and carefree message of hope.
In an announcement about her inspiration for “Cloudy Day,” Tones And I mentioned she wrote the observe after receiving some much-needed recommendation from a buddy. “After my buddy T handed away I used to be struggling to jot down any songs that had been completely happy or that I even appreciated,” the singer mentioned. “I met up with a buddy who informed me this saying from his late mum – ‘on a cloudy day, lookup into the sky and discover the solar.’ I knew I wished to make use of that as a lyric and the subsequent time I went into the studio I wrote ‘Cloudy Day.’”
About her Welcome To The Madhouse album as an entire, Tones And I detailed a number of the themes her music touches on:
“This album for me may be very up and down and displays the endlessly altering feelings in me. There are songs on the album that had been written earlier than ‘Dance Monkey,’ about not figuring out if busking was proper for me. There are songs about my good buddy T passing away and never eager to take care of these feelings. The ups and downs of life in lock down and the psychological challenges / struggles. Some songs make me chortle and a few make me cry however there isn’t any working theme or vibe to the album – the songs are distinctive to how I used to be feeling the day I wrote them.”
Watch the “Cloudy Day” video above and see the Welcome To The Madhouse cowl artwork and tracklist under.
1. “Welcome To The Madhouse”
3. “Gained’t Sleep”
4. “Westside Foyer”
5. “Fly Away”
6. “Unhappy Songs”
7. “Simply A Mess”
8. “Baby’s Play”
9. “Not Going House”
10. “Darkish Waters”
11. “Cloudy Day”
12. “You Don’t Know My Title”
13. “Fall Aside”
14. “Bars (RIP T)”
Welcome To The Madhouse is out 6/16 through Elektra. Pre-order it here.
Tones And I is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an unbiased subsidiary of Warner Music Group.