We have a confession. We love Nathaniel Paul. And the Brooklyn-based indie-rock act The Bergamot features the man himself alongside his wife and songwriting partner Jillian Speece. The Emmy Award-winning duo recently dropped their brand new single called ‘Where the Wind Blows’, and, musically, it’s just what the doctor ordered in these crazy times that we’re living through.
With a bright and airy sound, the song has a cheery and upbeat vibe. It’s in stark contrast, however, to the conditions that the tune was written under. “This song was written during a time period in our lives when we were homeless,” said the duo. Still, ever the optimists, The Bergamot seeks to send out a message of positivity, and that sometimes you just can’t control the winds of change. With their new full-length album scheduled for release later this year, we at Indie Top 39 can’t wait to hear what else they have up their sleeves!
A dazzling, airy, and optimistic little number, ‘Where the Wind Blows’ is a gem of a tune! INDIE TOP 39
What does the song mean to you?
This song was written during a time period in our lives where we were homeless. The pandemic created a strange space in our lives with no touring and not a lot of gigs. We were just writing a lot in the studio and trying to stay afloat. This song puts a stamp on that time in our lives.
Who do you hope the song resonates with the most?
Anyone who has gone through a massive life change through quarantine. This song is all about the changing winds of life and how you can’t always fight. Sometimes you just have to go where the world is taking you.
What are your favourite lyrics in the song?
“Clouds gather all around, the sound of rain pouring down, as it gathers you see your reflection on the ground.” And “Dreams, such lovely things, visions that no one else can see. Trouble, what’s holding you up, is breaking you at the seams.”
What does success mean to you?
Making meaningful music and playing shows. That’s success to us!
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