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Mark Diamond Debuts Entrancing New Single 'Road': Exclusive

Mark Diamond
Aleigh Michelle

Mark Diamond

Mark Diamond has returned with “Road,” premiering exclusively on Billboard today (Feb. 7).

After making his debut with the hypnotic “Steady,” the Seattle native has followed up with an equally entrancing track. “Road” is a synth-pop tune that sees the singer’s raspy vocals paired with a mid-tempo beat, inducing listeners to sway to the rhythm.

The 25-year-old tells Billboard that this particular song “just needed to come out.”

“The day before it was written, we decided to call it an early night at the studio and left 11pm,” he explains about the writing process. “I tried to go meet up with friends, but was having a hard time switching back to 'reality' after spending so much time in the studio. I went into the studio the next day slightly on edge, so I laid on the ground behind the board and wrote this song.

Once Diamond got the song out of his system, he adds that he “immediately felt better." 

"I had just explained to myself that this is my life now. I needed to realize that it was my choice,and it’s absolutely beautiful to live this way," he says. "Hope is important to me these days. I think the world could always use more of it.”

Diamond is currently working on his debut EP, which is set to drop in the spring.

Get a first listen of Diamond’s “Road” below.


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