- Macklemore Premieres New Song “Good Old Days” Featuring Kesha
- American rapper Macklemore and American singer-songwriter Kesha have delivered a new song "Good Old Days" via streaming music services.
It was written by B. Haggerty; K. Sebert; J. Karp; A. Joslyn; S. Wishkoski; T. Andrews. Produced by Joshua "Budo" Karp.
The song is taken from his upcoming sophomore solo album "Gemini", which is out on September 22.
He has already released two songs from th album such as "Glorious" with Skylar Grey and "Marmalade" with Lil Yachty.
His new solo album marks his first solo full-length in over a decade since "The Language of My World".
Macklemore embarks on a North American tour in support of Gemini September 21 in Los Angeles.
Learn more about tour dates, click here.
About the new song, Macklemore told Rolling Stone;
"Kesha, she is a great spirit. She is someone that I walked into the room and I immediately just caught a vibe with and became friends with pretty instantaneously. … She's a musician, she's a writer, she's someone that is not afraid to try ideas in the studio, not afraid to get vulnerable in front of people, not scared to go for the high note when she doesn't know if she can hit it or not. She is a musician in every sense of the word, and she's hilarious.
Well, Ryan had a session with her in Seattle. She was already here. They had already done "Praying" and they were working on a couple other records that I don't think made her album. She had [an] off day and I hit Ryan and was like, "Would you mind if hit up Kesha?" And he was like, "Of course not."
He described about his new album "Gemini";
"It's not extremely politically motivated or heavily subject- or concept-oriented. I think it's mostly the music that I wanted to hear. It's the music that I wanted to go get into my car and listen to. I wanted it to be fun. A lot of people have asked me, "So with all this stuff going on in the world right now, you must've had a lot a to write about." And my answer is "no." I think at this point if you're rooting for Donald Trump in any capacity, you are supporting a bigot and a racist and I question your own bigotry and your own racism. I don't need to go and preach to the choir anymore. Everybody knows what's going on. I'm not gonna sway somebody at this point. … I believe that music can be a form of resistance without having to hit the nail on the head in terms of subject matter. It can be something that uplifts, that makes you dance, that makes you cry, that makes you think. But I didn't feel like I needed to go super in-depth with the politics. It was just not where my heart was at. It felt contrived at the moment, and I stayed away from it."
- source : Rolling Stone