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Shamir unveils anthemic pop-leaning new single "On My Own" and announces seventh album

11 June 2020, 13:59 | Written by Matthew Kent

The Philadelphia-based artist is turning his '90s rock and pop influences into guitar-driven anthems for the modern world.

Shamir's been busy releasing critically acclaimed album after critically acclaimed album. Moving away from the high energy dance-pop of his debut Ratchet, its follows up have represented a return to his roots, opting for lo-fi alternative rock as the medium to wrap around his adept songwriting.

Having already suprise-released Cataclysm this year, Shamir is set to release his next full-length record in the autumn. Lead by today's release of single "On My Own", the new track was written about finding solace in by alone after a break-up but has taken on new life due to the worldwide quarantine lockdowns.

For the new album, Shamir has found a kindred spirit in the butterfly, this record marks him shedding the chrysalis and spreading his wings with some of his most intimate to work.

"On My Own" is out now, the new record will follow later in the year.
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