Growing up between Perth, Australia, and The UK, self-taught singer, guitarist, pianist, and drummer Clinton Kane ultimately found solace in music. Writing and performing quelled growing anxiety and stress as he went from popular YouTube covers to a prolific series of independent originals.
“I was around 18 or 19 when I started writing my own songs. Back then I didn’t really know what my music was or how to write music. I guess I was just singing someone else’s song and I thought it was cool. But when I started songwriting, I told myself, ‘Wow, this is me. This is my own lane. This is my music and my message to the world,” the rising Norwegian-Filipino singer and songwriter told Manila Standard Entertainment on how he found his voice as a musician.
Signing to Columbia Records, Clinton turned heads with his this is what it feels like EP in 2019. In 2020, he lent his voice to Martin Garrix’s smash “Drown” followed by original solo songs “i don’t want to watch the world end with someone else” and “Fix It To Break It.”
After amassing more than 245 million global streams and receiving acclaim from NME, Billboard, and more, he inspired music fans to live a little louder with new music led by “remember the mornings,” and “Chicken Tendies.”
Now, Clinton professes his heart’s desire with his passionate new single “I Guess I’m In Love,” released via Columbia Records.
The self-taught multi-instrumentalist brings heartfelt emotion to the track, detailing the winding journey and range of feelings that come with finally finding true love. Accompanying the track is an intimate official music video that celebrates love in all its many forms.
“This song was inspired by a former lover. I released the song Aug. 20 and she broke up with me the next day. I wrote the song when I was in a relationship for about nine months. The song is basically about love,” the singer admitted.
“I didn’t expect the breakup that’s for sure. I just walk up one night and felt that I really love her so I wrote the song for her,” Clinton carried on adding that he wrote the song for 20 minutes while on the piano.
“I Guess I’m In Love” has been building fan fever since Clinton began teasing the track on his social media. With the song racking up pre-saves and over 40k fan-made TikTok videos using the sound, Clinton has finally shared the love song of 2021 that listeners everywhere have been waiting for.
Amidst the buzz surrounding the new single, Clinton revealed that he will embark on his first-ever tour “I’m Not Toxic, I Swear” this fall. Kicking off Nov. 28 in San Diego, CA, and wrapping on Dec.19 in Atlanta, GA, pre-sale tickets for the North American run of dates sold out within a matter of hours. See full routing below and visit https://www.clintonkanemusic.com/
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