Listen to UK pop star Dan Croll’s new single One Of Us:


 UK pop star Dan Croll has unveiled the first single from his upcoming second album. 

One of Us received its premiere over at Noisey and the English singer told them a little bit about what he’s been up to since he last popped out a tune

So excited for ‘One Of Us’ to finally hit people’s ears, its been over a year since I released a track and I’ve been itching for people to hear what’s been going on during that time,” he said. 

I’ve challenged and pushed myself further than I have ever done before, and ‘One Of Us’ marks the start of what’s to come. There were all kinds of influences the song—some of the more psych-pop noises and flourishes came from inspirations like Tame Impala and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s John Baker. The energy came from listening to a lot of bands like Foals or Unknown Mortal Orchestra, but the real balls of the song came from bands like Queen and Black Sabbath.”

Then, about the song’s theme and not being a “carbon copy solo-artist”:

One of Us is about peer-pressure and not wanting to give in, and, like my first album, this one will jump from genre to genre, from influence to influence, but I’m incredibly proud of that. In a world where there is a chart full of carbon copy solo-artists, this is me (and the track) not wanting to cave in.” 

The album comes out next year but soak up the summery, psychedelic  pop vibes of One of Us below. We dig! 

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