Named by Alt Press as a “New Artist You Need to Hear,” Forrest Isn’t Dead follows up on his electric success with new single “Wash Away” and exciting announcement of his debut, full-length album, The End Of Everything. In talking about the inspiration behind “Wash Away” Forrest shares, “The lyrics were inspired by the relationship I shared with my ex. We were together at the time of me writing it. I feel like the song is relatable to anyone who has shared a special bond with someone…don’t let it wash away.” Backed by an equally as captivating music video, “Wash Away” presents as an electronic and dreamy addition to previous alt-pop/rock inspirations such as The Cure and Tame Impala.
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Since debuting in 2019, Forrest Isn’t Dead has procured over 660k YouTube views and the attention of media giants such as MTV (Spankin’ New), Spotify (New Noise and New Music Friday playlists) and Substream Magazine. Available on Friday, September 16th via Madison Records, The End Of Everything features recent hit releases “Born or Made” and “Goodbye,” both of which were featured on VEVO’s “Incoming Alternative” playlist. Boasting an impressive 12 tracks, The End Of Everything plays as an intriguing blend of alternative, pop, and rock, with stylistic beatcraft and haunting vocals that transcends genre and is sure to appeal to a wide range of listeners. Of The End Of Everything, Forrest adds, “If I didn’t do music, I don’t think I would still be here right now. I’ve experienced many traumas in my life, and I’ve found myself on the other side. There’s nothing in life you can’t get through. I want my music to feel like a sanctuary for you. My message is, ‘Even in your lowest point, I’m here for you’.”
Born in Atlanta to a single mother with limited resources, Forrest Isn’t Dead found inspiration within his childhood through skateboarding and his love for music, citing artists such as My Chemical Romance, Gorillaz, and Prince as early influences on his creative direction. With talents for songwriting, drums, guitar, piano and singing, Forrest Isn’t Dead sets himself apart from the pack with his all-consuming love for every aspect of music production and a passion for creating songs that helps listeners feel seen throughout difficult periods of hardship that happens throughout their lifetime.
In support of the release of The End Of Everything, Forrest Isn’t Dead will be on the road this summer; visit www.forrestisntdead.com for dates and information. And make sure to follow him on all socials at @forrestisntdead