There are some songs which quicken the pulse and soar the mood. One such example is the brand new release from Grammy-nominated London artist Elderbrook – who has made a name for himself with his intricately-crafted electronic big-hitters – and “My House”, produced by Jacknife Lee, is no exception.
Packed with retro synths and a funk-infused melody – we defy your body not to move with one listen of the sure-to-be hit, taken from his highly-anticipated upcoming record Why Do We Shake In the Cold?, out in September. And the music video is a feel-good faraway visual, spliced with tongue-in-cheek clips of the producer doing his thing and singing along.
We caught up with the producer below. Watch the music video for “My House” below…
Congratulations on “My House” – can you tell us the inspiration behind the track?
Well I wrote the song in lockdown when no one could leave the house. I was sat in my little cabin studio and started with the words “my house”. When I started the song I thought id go on to describe how lovely my home is and how much I like it but it took on an entirely different meaning and ended up about people always waning more and acting like children
The music video is so feel good – where did the idea come from? What did you want to convey with the visuals and the cast?
The idea came from the lyrics, always wanting to be the biggest or the best. With the visuals I wanted there to be an element of humour because the song itself is very tongue and cheek. The song ironically sings from the point of view of a self centred, greedy person. It was important that the cast looked interesting and a little different and am so glad how it turned out.
What do you hope people will take from it?
Well the song is about the insatiable, materialistic culture around most of the world and how its making everyone act like little kids. People can take what they want from it and I know that I’m guilty of it too but I just wanted to throw out there the idea that its kind of embarrassing and childlike.