Allday (aka Tomas Gaynor) has shared a decent new single titled ‘Eyes On The Prize’, marking a return to the breezy hip-hop sound he reduce his tooth on.
The observe opens with a daring slate of digital horns and a easy, but placing 808 beat. The minimalist manufacturing permits Gaynor to shine, spitting his signature rapped bars – headstrong and blunt, with a tinge of summery indie affect – over the combo.
On his biting first verse, Gaynor raps: “Pull up on you, swish / Don’t have your quantity, who dis? / Ruth simply left, I’m ruthless / Speak goes again, that’s ruthless / God so good, my lady dangerous / They will’t come the place we’re at / Hair so good, why put on a hat? / After I pull up, crash the social gathering, no airbag.”
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In an announcement, Gaynor defined that he minted ‘Eyes On The Prize’ with longtime collaborator Simon Lam. “I used to be simply saying strains into the mic to make Simon snigger,” he mentioned. “We thought it sounded fairly enjoyable so that’s the track. It’s not too deep.
“The day I began this beat I used to be sporting a world cup soccer t-shirt that mentioned ‘EYES ON THE PRIZE’ and that gave the impression of a superb title.”
On his return to a extra rap-centric type – having shifted into the realm of indie-rock for his latest fourth album, ‘Ingesting With My Smoking Associates’ – Gaynor mentioned: “After making different genres for some time, making rap is enjoyable once more.”
‘Eyes On The Prize’ comes as Gaynor’s first new observe as Allday because the launch of ‘Ingesting With My Smoking Associates’, which landed again in Could by way of Consider. It was flanked by the singles ‘After All This Time’, ‘Void’, ‘Stolen Cars’ and ‘Door’.
NME labelled ‘Ingesting With My Smoking Associates’ one of the best Australian albums of 2021 thus far, saying: “Whether or not it’s the blazing summer season of ‘After All This Time’, the deadpan ramble of ‘The Paris Finish Of Collins St’ or the spotlit ballad ‘Brilliant’, Allday’s fourth album cements his versatility and his bravery, but nonetheless seamlessly weaves within the musical components he’s constructed his profession on to date.”
It additionally made NME’s list of the top releases for May, the rapper’s transition into heat, guitar-heavy pop described as making “the right palette for his most earnestly sentimental songwriting up to now”.
“Equally nostalgic in each type and subject material[,] the result’s his greatest document but”.
Gaynor is ready to take ‘Ingesting With My Smoking Associates’ on the highway in February, hitting levels in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Tickets for the run – which was initially set to kick off in August earlier than a number of postponements – are on sale now from the artist’s website.