Noah Kahan Doesn't Want to 'Hurt' Anyone on New Single: Exclusive

Confronting a faulty relationship can be an uncomfortable situation, but singer-songwriter Noah Kahan is handling it as delicately as possible on his new single “Hurt Somebody.”

“‘Hurt Somebody’ is about the paralyzing fear of not being able to cut loose ends - even if it’s ultimately for the greater good,” Kahan tells Billboard. “Ending things can be painful, and ‘Hurt Somebody’ illuminates the inner dialogue of trying to stomach the weight of that decision.”

Kahan comes from a small town in Vermont, which makes it no surprise that he’s having to see things with a new perspective following the rapid success of his debut single “Young Blood” earlier this year. The latest track is more scaled back with just a muted guitar melody and stomping rhythm, but it allows the songwriter to showcase his ability to blend mature themes with a folk-pop twist.

The 20-year old is still new to the scene, but if he can navigate a tough conversation as charmingly as on “Hurt Somebody,” he just might come out of this unscathed.

Listen to the latest track from Noah Kahan and check out his fall tour dates below.

Noah Kahan Dates w/ Strumbellas
Oct. 12 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Turner
Oct. 13 -- Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room
Oct. 14 -- Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads
Oct. 16 -- Denver, CO @ Summit
Oct. 18 -- St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room
Oct. 19 -- Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
Oct. 20 -- Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
Oct. 21 -- Madison, WI @ Majestic
Oct. 23 -- Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theatre
Oct. 24 -- Detroit, MI @ Majestic
Nov. 02 -- Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
Nov. 03 -- Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Nov. 04 -- Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
Nov. 06 -- Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
Nov. 07 -- Durham, NC @ Cat's Cradle
Nov. 09 -- Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
Nov. 10 -- Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Nov. 11 -- New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
Nov. 13 -- Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
Nov. 14 -- Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom


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