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John Grant Details New Album, 'Boy From Michigan'
Christian Eede , March 24th, 2021 16:52

Produced by Cate Le Bon, it's out this June

John Grant has a new album on the way.

Due out in June, Boy From Michigan is produced by Cate Le Bon and is preceded by a video for the album's title track, which you can watch above. Grant says making the album with Le Bon, against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and the US election, was, "at times, a very stressful process under the circumstances, but one which was also full of many incredible and joyful moments."

Speaking about the lead track, he says: "The song sprang from a moment I experienced when I was about 11 and we were about to move to Colorado from Michigan; my best buddy took me aside and warned me about 'the world out there' – so the song is about the transition from childhood to adulthood, the simplicity and innocence of childhood and the oftentimes rude awakening that occurs when one crosses over into adulthood."

Bella Union will release Boy From Michigan on June 25, 2021.