Over the last few months Australian artist Golden Vessel has given us a two very cool singles – midwest & littlebitwild (feat. Mallrat) – while also sharing the news of his sophomore album “colt” being released on October 15th, but before we get to that he has one more single to share with us!
‘that’s us’ has Maxwell teaming up with two of his good friends, Amsterdam artist The Nicholas and Australian newcomer Rei So La, who’s individual skills have helped create this warm alt/indie-pop offering that is sure to hit a few of the sweet spots.
As Golden Vessel explains below this song is about those short & intense bursts of time that you get to spend with a friend or family member that you don’t get to see very often. The song was first created while he was actually visiting The Nicholas in Amsterdam over a short & intense four-day period. They first wrote it on an acoustic guitar which they recorded using a simple handheld recorder…
“I made That’s Us with my friend Rutger (The Nicholas) in Amsterdam. We had 4 days together and this was the second song we made. It came together very easily, we started with an acoustic guitar recorded into a handheld tape recorder and built the song around that.
I knew I wanted to have a 3rd person to contribute a verse and the obvious choice was Rei So La (who I’m in a band with called Lucky Idiot). I sent him the idea one night and by 10am the next morning I had his verse recorded through an apple earphone microphone (which we used partially in the final version of the song).
The song for me is about being away from friends and family (or people you don’t get to see very often) and getting really short bursts of time with them that can feel great and overwhelming and then moving on till you cross paths again.” – Golden Vessel
‘that’s us’ is available everywhere now via sumoclic and stay tuned for the release of Golden Vessel’s new album “colt” which is set to hit the shelves on October 15th.
Production by Golden Vessel
Co-Written by Golden Vessel, Rei So La, The Nicholas
Mixing by George Nicholas
Mastering by Matthew Agoglia
Photography & Artwork by Maxwell Byrne & James Caswell