CLAY J GLADSTONE
UNVEIL FERVENT NEW SINGLE ‘PEOPLE LIKE YOU’ ALONG WITH MYSTIFYING ACCOMPANYING VIDEO
SUPPORT FOR ‘PEOPLE LIKE YOU’
“Driving forwards with a still-present rock rhythm but in a way that keeps it all at bay, with vocals taking the lead.”
Added to Spotify playlist ‘Local Noise’
Following the release of the supercharged single bright park to represent breaking free.”
Previous single ‘Balance’ was widely supported by the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, triple j and The Faction. It also received online praise from tastemakers New Noise Magazine (USA), Surviving the Golden Age (USA), Hysteria Mag and HEAVY Mag.
Clay J Gladstone are an enthusiastic dynamism in the Sydney punk rock scene, consisting of former and current members of Buried In Verona, Resist The Thought and Caulfield. Since their inception, they have traversed the East-Coast of Australia, playing multiple sold-out shows at bars and all ages events.e ‘Balance’, Sydney-based punk rock group Clay J Gladstone have today returned with their scorching new single and video for ‘People Like You’ – produced and mixed by Daniel Antix at DefWolf Studios (Pist Idiots, SCABZ).
‘People Like You’ begins with unwavering bass and sedative vocals as the tranquil verse is kept at a steady pace, before the song launches into its merciless chorus complete with blistering guitars and vigorous drums. A half-time bridge initiates avid variance before assertively chanted gang vocals drive the song towards its immense finale.
“The track is about escaping an abusive relationship and going out in a blaze of glory,” says lead singer Clay J. “Being told you’re not good enough only to realise you’ve been bullied into submission and need to cut them lose.”
Alongside the release is the cinematic music video – filmed, directed and edited by Adam Williamson from AWOL Productions. Featuring eye catching visuals and set designs, the band perform the song throughout the clip while the plot depicts the song’s fundamental message, with each scene and set design representative of the lyrical themes.
“The story line follows the concept of the track: breaking free of an abusive relationship,” explains Clay J. “There are 3 locations to depict the relative stages in the relationship. Firstly, the light box to depict being stuck in cage; secondly, the dark bedroom with photos on the wall acting as memories; and thirdly, the
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