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Steve Gunn debuts blissful new song, Fulton

Steve Gunn
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Steve Gunn has unveiled a new song, Fulton, ahead of the release of his latest album, Other You.

The New York-based songwriter – whose guitar playing is often commended for its melodic innovation and freshness – switched coasts to make Other You, relocating to Los Angeles in the hope that the new surroundings might inspire a different musical approach. 

The material we’ve heard so far from Other You – his sixth studio album – feels like it’s managed to bottle a little of that open, West Coast sunlight. The late summer release date, at least, certainly feels seasonally appropriate.

Gunn says of Fulton: “One night the air went dead on 1010 WINS, the local AM news station in NYC I find myself listening to from time to time. Everything stopped for a moment, or at least the radio signal did. The long silence came as a surprise, a gift.”

Other You is set for an August 27 release and can be preordered now. Gunn is currently supporting William Tyler on a short run of dates through July and will play across the US in December with Jeff Parker.

Matt Parker

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.