Johnnyswim - "Drunks" (audio) (premiere)

by PopMatters Staff

29 September 2016

If "Drunks" is any indication, Americana/pop duo Johnnyswim has a thrilling new album, Georgica Pond, releasing on October 14th.
Photo: Darren Lau 

If “Drunks” is any indication, Americana/pop duo Johnnyswim has a thrilling new album, Georgica Pond, releasing on October 14th. The song begins with a gentle acoustic hum that builds slowly and organically into a rousing anthem. The harmonies are gorgeous and the background vocals grow into a stunning choral-like backdrop. It’s affecting and moving.
  
Johnnyswim tells PopMatters that “‘Drunks’ is a song that comes from the belief that there is more that unites us than divides us. Democrat, republican. Religious, Atheist. Sober or drunk. It’s our audible peace pipe, where for at least this moment, we’re breathing the same air, we’re singing the same song. Yeah, maybe its cheesy or lofty, but thats what ‘Drunks’ means to us.”

Johnnyswim’s new album Georgica Pond releases October 14th and pre-orders are available now.

TRACK LIST
01. Welcome to Georgica Pond
02. Hummingbird
03. Summertime Romance
04. Villains
05. Touching Heaven
06. Georgica Pond
07. Let It Matter
08. First Try
09. In My Arms
10. Lonely Night in Georgia (feat. Vince Gill)
11. Drunks
12. Say Goodnight Instead
13. Rescue You (Bonus Track)
14. Wicked Game (Bonus Track)

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