Conan Grey has returned along with his weak new single “Winner,” which finds the platinum-selling Gen Z pop king pouring out his emotions.
The singer and songwriter teamed up with acclaimed producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Gorillaz, Sia) on the observe, which finds him exorcising previous ache brought on by one other.
“Now there’s nobody/Who ever has achieved higher/At making me really feel worse,” he sings over the anthemic instrumental. “Now you actually are the winner/Yeah, there’s nothing/That ever did fairly kill me/Greater than what you probably did/Now you actually are the winner/Take a bow cos you’re the winner.”
“I wrote this music at 2am,” Grey defined in a press launch. “Every part on the piano simply spilled out all of sudden. it was a second the place I lastly felt like, “tremendous. nice job. you probably did it. you damage me greater than anyone ever might damage me.” and it oddly felt good.
“I see now that there’s a sure freedom that comes from recognizing that you just’ve been damage. in now not working, and simply dealing with the truth that ‘you win. you damage me.’ I hope this music helps folks discover a bit of piece of that freedom.”
“Winner” is Grey’s second launch of 2023, following the buzzing “By no means Ending Music.” To date, that observe has racked up practically 40 million international streams along with practically 5 million views of the music video on YouTube.
“I needed to make one thing that felt like a real reflection of who I’m today,” the star stated of that single upon its launch. “It felt like a celebration of feelings somewhat than mourning them. It’s lovely that we get to develop and alter collectively. ‘By no means Ending Music’ is the start of a narrative.”
“Winner” and “By no means Ending Music” come after Grey launched his second album, Superache, in 2022. That file noticed him reunite with Dan Nigro, with whom he labored on his debut, Child Krow, and set a regular for Gen Z’s emotional outpouring by way of candid songwriting and vulnerability.
Purchase or stream “Winner.”