Tatum’s new single “Homecoming” is a reminiscence of high school love and realisation of the regret of decisions not taken. The track was released via Bad Future Records today.
Tatum delivers a stunningly beautiful vocal performance on this melancholic yet nostalgic song accompanied by groovy guitar licks, 80’s inspired style bass and synth, rolling kicks, sweet vocal harmonies and a slick production from producer Paul Gala.
Tatum comments on “Homecoming”
“‘Homecoming’ is about that sweet high school love. The one you’ll never forget. Looking back at it, you had a taste of what your life could have been with that person and how happy you were at the time. Life changes so fast and you always wonder about that road not taken….and how past choices affect everything in your present life.”
Matthew Levings (who teamed up with Tatum to make the video for the track) comments on the song and video
“Tatum’s ‘Homecoming’ feels like a departure from the melancholic themes that she explored in ‘Fever’. However, there is still a dark undercurrent that she explores in this story. One of a violent and destructive domestic dream, with flashes of a love left unresolved. The disco / pop sound echoes the visuals of the dance hall, with the gravity of the lyrics keeping her sinister themes alive – like dancing through destruction.”
Tatum comments on making the video for “Homecoming”
“Making this video was so fun. The characters in the video are all friends and even some family which makes it very special to me, especially the scene where I’m playing piano to my aunt and her mom who taught me all I know now about singing and vocal techniques. Their love for music inspired me and so having them there meant a lot to me.”
Check out the music video below:
After online tastemaker support from Earmilk, Record of The Day, CLASH, The Line Of Best Fit, support from internationally syndicated tastemaker import radio Passport Approved and streaming services across the board, Tatum’s dark pop sound is set to bring you aural pleasure leave you desperate for more.
You can download / stream “Homecoming” HERE.
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