With his highly-anticipated new solo album ‘Changephobia’ arriving on 4th June, Rostam is now sharing the title track to get us all hyped for what’s to come.
“‘Changephobia’ was one of the last songs I finished writing for this album,” he says. “The chorus came to me sitting at the piano in my living room; I spent weeks picking up and putting down ideas for the verses. One day I sat down with an acoustic guitar, feeling close to giving up on the song altogether: all of a sudden a new melody, a new feeling, and new words came out of me and I felt like I could be honest with myself about what I wanted to say. The song ‘Changephobia’ is partly about something we can all be guilty of, avoiding our own feelings. I think of it as a reminder not to.”
An easy, breezy new blissful pop bop - complete with a saxophone solo! - check it out below.
1. These Kids We Knew
2. From the Back of a Cab
3. Unfold You
9. To Communicate
10. Next Thing
It’s the third preview of debut album ‘Makes Me Sick Makes Me Smile’, due this month.
It comes alongside the news that they’ve signed to Dead Oceans.
The trio’s last album came in 2017 with ‘After Laughter’.
The “dance banger” track, which appears on imminent new album ‘Hold The Girl’, is described as a “turning point” in the record.