Led by guitarist Gideon King, who has been called a ‘musical genius’ by Huffington Post, Gideon has built up a reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the New York Music Scene. Receiving previous praise from American Songwriter, Vinyl Chapter, and All About Jazz to name a few, Gideon King & City Blog create passionate music that’s destined to leave you dancing around your household.
Armed with an art-pop, neo-soul, funk and jazz soundscape, the diverse new single is an energetic outlook at conquering the next chapter of life. Adding to the track's message, the collective share, “It’s about emerging from COVID. Will people be better or will they go back to psychic stagnancy?” Created in a studio with a full band, the uplifting single refuses to be limited to one specific avenue.
Straight off the mark with a breathtaking vocal harmony wall, the track continuously builds with a jiving rhythm bound to leave you addicted. Bathed in personality-driven melodies that will jive their way into your head, ‘Whatchya Gonna Do’ sounds like the lovechild of Stevie Wonder, Lianne La Havas and Anderson Paak. Bringing their own originality to the table, Gideon King & City Blog ooze with star-quality.
Influenced by music legend Steely Dan and the cult following they created, King creates complex music with intricate chord changes and harmonies, just like his inspiration. The ultimate summer anthem, ‘Whatchya Gonna Do’ is a real contender in the world of soul-pop.