Sparking early traits of lyrical genius, Jackson Carroll unveils his new song ‘Happyman’ and a new EP Name It After Me due out on Friday 22nd of November.
Hailing from Sydney, Jackson Carroll’s whimsical songwriting and musical direction has seen him become a rising star around the Sydney east coast thanks to his unique singing talent that has been said to be the likes of Matt Corby and Jeff Buckley.
Jackson Carroll’s new song ‘Happyman’ shows a more upbeat contrast to his earlier April release ‘Holy Hell’ which showed Carroll’s capacity to deliver an astonishing sentimental and moving soulful presence.
In ‘Happyman’ Carroll demonstrates his maturing and clever songwriting chops. Carroll releases a sense of vibrant energy and lyrically shares the same passion of a young Morrissey from The Smiths.
On the song’s message, Carroll explains:
“It is more of a song about hope than happiness. It’s about trying to get to a happy place, to become a happy person. It’s more about desire and looking for desire in your immediate surroundings, looking for desire in other people.”
The music video directed by Joel Bryant at the South Cronulla Bowling Club conveys Carroll’s message of hope and happiness.
“The concept for the video, even coming up with the concept, carried a lot with it. The video needed to be something really spectacular in the literal sense of the word. It had to be special.” Carroll told Tone Deaf.
Jackson Carroll is looking forward to the next few months on the road to showcase his upcoming EP Name It After Me. With the first gig lined up at Cronulla’s live music haunt Brass Monkey. New listeners and fans should not dawdle to take a chance to see the young artist.
Jackson Carroll Australian Tour Dates Are Listed Below
Thursday, December 19th Brass Monkey Cronulla
Thursday, January 9th Beach Hotel Byron Bay
Friday, January 10th Sheoak Hotel Gold Coast
Sunday, January 12th Peregian Originals Sunshine Coast
Wednesday, January 15th El Capitano Noosa
Thursday, January 16th The Spare Room Sawtell
Friday, January 17th The Aztec Forster
Sunday, January 19th Flow Bar Old Bar
Sunday, January 19th Harrington Hotel Harrington
Wednesday, January 27th Shire Vibes Festival Cronulla
Wednesday, February 26th Mojo’s Fremantle
Friday, February 28th Indi Bar Scarborough
Saturday, February 29th Nannup Festival, Nannup
Sunday, March 1st Nannup Festival, Nannup
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