Colony House Take New Perspective in 'You & I': Exclusive Premiere
Descendant Records/RCA Records' new act Colony House are bringing their rock pop vibes exclusively to Billboard with the premiere of their new single “You & I."
The song comes off the band's upcoming second studio album, Only The Lonely, following their debut Billboard 200-charting LP When I Was Younger. On it, the quartet focuses on coping with the current "fragile" state of the world.
"Lyrically and musically this song pushed us out of what's comfortable to us. In a time in history that feels so fragile we feel like this song takes a different perspective," the band tells Billboard. "The lyric 'Maybe the world isn't crazy / Maybe it's You & I' is our attempt to look at ourselves before we point a finger at someone else. Musically, we approached this song like a live show. We recorded it as one take with all of us playing our instruments in a room at the same time. That approach really helped us draw out the emotion and urgency that the song expresses."
The band -- made up of brothers Caleb Chapman and Will Chapman, as well as Scott Mills and Parke Avery -- was inspired by their time on and off the road in creating the upcoming album Only The Lonely. It follows their last release from the set, "You Know It."
Only The Lonely is set to drop Sept. 16. Listen to the exclusive premiere of "You & I" here: