After experiencing the thrill of parenthood, musical duo A Great Big World transforms a lullaby right into a sweeping celebration of the ability of affection in ‘Glowing.’
“Bring on the storm,” sings Ian Axel, one half of A Great Big World, at the beginning of the duo’s new track. “Glowing” Against the quiet backdrop of a single piano, he delivers a heartfelt proclamation, that he’ll face the rain, the snow, and any adversity as a result of he is “Got just a little bit of affection / To preserve us dry.” As Ian and his AGBW accomplice Chad King come collectively, the track surges and swells into an orchestral burst of pleasure. “We’ll be shining when the lights go darkish / Just just a little spark retains the fireplace glowing / We’ll be prepared when the waves get tough / Just just a little love’s sufficient to maintain us going.”
“‘Glowing’ is a track about discovering mild within the darkest locations,” Ian Axel of AGBW tells HollywoodLife. “It’s about specializing in the love round you in the course of the tough instances. I used to sing this track whereas we have been writing it to my new child son. I wished him to really feel protected and liked, nevertheless it was for me as a lot because it was for him.” This track, which is destined to grow to be a fixture of wedding ceremony receptions and romantic Valentine’s Day playlists, comes with art work designed by up to date artist Kysa Johnson. The track will see its tv debut when A Great Big World performs it on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan on July 29.
The monitor comes after the duo teamed with Christina Aguilera for “Fall On Me” By pairing AGBW’s sincere songcraft with the simple energy of Christina’s voice, “Fall On Me” is the assist anthem that everybody wants (“Fall on me / With open arms / Fall on me / From the place you might be”) after a 12 months of turmoil and strife. Following “Fall On Me,” AGBW launched “Boys In The Street,” an emotional depiction of a father-son relationship strained by poisonous masculinity and homophobia. Thankfully, as is the signature of AGBW, love conquers all on “Boys” earlier than it is too late.
Formed within the early 2010s when Ian and Chad met at New York University, the duo discovered success with “This Is The New Year,” a track that discovered its means on every little thing from The Amazing Race to One Tree Hill to Good Morning America. They launched their debut album Is There Anybody Out There? In 2014, and the follow-up, When The Morning Comes, in 2015. Their third studio album, Particles, is due in August.
“Glowing” is out now.