Teen pop phenomenon Conan Gray returns with new single 'Overdrive'.
The song carries a message of escape, one that feels completely apt for these lockdown times.
Out now, it's a tour de force from the pop star, who has ratcheted up three billion streams in three years.
A song that bristles with relentless optimism, he comments:
"I wrote 'Overdrive' to escape reality. I’ve spent the entire past year moping around alone in my house, I wanted to make something to get me to dance around my house."
"Something to belt into the showerhead and lose your worries to. Every time I turned it on to tweak production or change lyrics, I’d always just end up singing along and forgetting why I was so stressed - which is exactly what I hope this song is for the people who listen. Just a moment of reckless abandon and catharsis in a world filled with inhibition."
The full video is incoming, with Conan set to take sole creative control - he personally wrote, directed, shot, and edited the clip, alongside frequent collaborator Dillon Matthew.
Tune in now.
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