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What So Not releases new single ‘Be Ok Again’ with Daniel Johns

What So Not (Chris Emerson) has released his first track ‘Be OK Again’ with Counter Records, a track that features Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns.

Emerson released a statement on Monday discussing how the collaboration came to be after Johns walked past a studio where Emerson was “jamming in a session with Slumberjack.

“Dan seemed intrigued and started joking he had to leave before he decided to cancel his plans and track vocals with us for the next 10hrs,” Emerson says.

“We clicked instantly on concepts, character development, sonics and writing styles, then locked onto one song in particular. ‘Be Ok Again’ was a really personal track for me.

“I was kind of embarrassed to show someone of his calibre as I had written and sung my own topline to feel out the idea. To my surprise, he loved it and not only was he happy to re-sing my parts, he encouraged me to keep my voice on the record.”

Daniel Johns says working with Emerson was “eye opening.”

“A real professional with a great vision, we worked on tracks for this album and we’re really proud of the work,” says Johns.

“I’m excited for people to hear the first taste of our collaboration.”

What So Not is set to tour the United States over December, with dates in South America set for March next year as part of Lollapalooza. For more information and tickets, click here.

WHAT SO NOT Upcoming Tour Dates:

Wed 27th Dec – Exhange LA, Los Angeles CA

Thu 28th Dec – Spire Nightclub, Houston TX

Fri 29th Dec – Republic, New Orleans LA

Sat 30th Dec – Decadence, Phoenix AZ

Sun 31st Dec – Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta GA

Fri 16th Mar – Lollapalooza Argentina

Fri 17th Mar – Lollapalooza Chile

Fri 23rd March – Lollapalooza Brazil

 

*Featured Image Credit – Luke Eblen 



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