PREMIERE: DJANGO STEWART – “BURNING BRIDGES (FOR YOUR LOVE)”
Introducing the synth-loving instrumentalist bringing back the best of the eighties with his new single.
Touted as the face of heartbreak-pop, Django Stewart is the synth-loving instrumentalist bringing back the best of the eighties. The 29-year-old musician was born in London to Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart and Bananarama’s Siobhan Fahey, so an ability to craft insane pop melodies is pretty much ingrained into his DNA.
At just 16 Stewart dropped out of school to pursue a career in the arts, taking on everything from acting to trapeze. After joining forces with his brother, the singer eventually decided to go it alone, embarking on a musical journey that is just about to erupt.
Tiptoeing between disco and downright pop, Stewart’s debut single “Burning Bridges (For Your Love)” dances between the thrill and despair good (and bad) love brings, employing seductive drums and earworm choruses to create the ultimate feel-good summer hit.
“The track is about being in a relationship that’s dying, and subsequently falling in love with someone else,” Stewart tells Wonderland. “I was in the Bahamas when I was sent the beat. Me and Tyler, who features on the track, danced around talking about crushes and wrote the whole thing in a heartbeat.”
The catchy track’s accompanying video is a kaleidoscopic wonder, steeped in neon and sultry 80’s cool. Stewart teamed up with legendary video producer Sophie Muller (Lily Allen, Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey), and The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Douglas Hart for the choreographed affair, creating a stellar visual debut that will be remembered for all the right reasons.
Catch the mega-hit below, and keep your ears peeled for Stewarts forthcoming album, featuring guest spots from the likes of Nile Rogers and SG Lewis.