Premiere: Wesley Gonzalez unveils wonky new track ‘I Am A Telescope’

Wesley Gonzalez unveils wonky new track ‘I Am A Telescope’

It’s the latest cut from 2017’s forthcoming best-named record ‘Excellent Musician’

Former Let’s Wrestle frontman Wesley Gonzalez is continuing to blaze forth on his own weird and wonderful solo path, and this time he’s got some tools in tow.

‘I Am A Telescope’ is the latest cut to be unveiled from forthcoming debut LP ‘Excellent Musician’ (due June 30th via Moshi Moshi), and no surprises here: it’s all kinds of bizarre and brilliant.

Part love song, part ode to a quarter life crisis, it pits Gonzalez’ deadpan lyrics (“I’m scared of growth/ I’m scared of change/ I’m scared of life/ I’m scared of my second name”) against the kind of chintzy keyboards that Frank Sidebottom would be proud of. FYI that’s a compliment.

Here’s Wes: “I Am A Telescope’ is one of the few love songs on the album, which was written within the first few months of meeting my girlfriend. I met her when I was taking a lot of drugs and working a shitty job, aimlessly, and I felt uplifted but still felt I had a long way to go personally. It’s half me just explaining what a mess my life is and half telling my girlfriend I love her.”

Listen below.


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