Noah Derksen Releases New Song “Maybe Next Year”
Americana singer-songwriter Noah Derksen released a new song “Maybe Next Year” along with a music video on September 29, 2022.
The song blends hope, joy, and sadness, charting a diluted sense of optimism that Derksen experienced while prolonging a period of heartache.
Inspired by staying up too late, drinking too much, and calling his ex, this wistful yet lively song meditates on the hope that maybe it’ll all magically work itself out.
The track was written by Noah Derksen and produced by Murray Pulver.
Noah Derksen said of the song, “After a year of writing songs in my basement alone, I took a batch of songs to Murray Pulver and the band to let them put their spin on it. This song in particular changed the most from the point of writing — instead of a sad slow acoustic song, it morphed into something lively and upbeat, and a clear departure from anything else I’ve ever made.”
- He continued, “We recorded the band all playing live together in Cody Iwasiuk’s living room, while I was upstairs doing scratch guitar and vocals. There were a few really cool moments that bled through into my scratch track that, after trying (and failing) to recreate after the fact, we ended up just keeping. SNACKIE came in for some vocal overdubs, and she had the idea of singing an octave over the entire song. She’s a genius, and matched my cadence so well that she feels just like a resonant frequency of my voice.”
The video was created by Folks Films.
He said of the video, “This video is the creative genius of Folks Films. I’ve always wanted to work with these lovely peeps, and they approached me with this stop-motion idea for the song. All I had to do was stay out of the way, and they worked their magic.”
- source : Apple Music