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JOHNNY HUNTER CHALLENGE TOXIC MASCULINITY ON 'CRY LIKE A MAN'

Listen to the track below!

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Sydney-based post-punk rockers Johnny Hunter have launched into the new year with their new single, Cry Like A Man.


Produced by Jack Moffitt, the dynamic track explores the juxtaposition of vulnerability verses masculinity and shunning preconceived ideas of what is perceived as masculine Instead, Cry Like A Man embraces the emotional side and dissects behavioural patterns that surround toxic masculinity. Frontman Nick Hutt's impassioned vocal performance stomps above bewitching guitar work and driving percussion.



Speaking of the release, Hutt shares: “Men often abuse their masculinity to shield their vulnerability, in doing so they jeopardise the balance of the two dualities, they lose their sense of humanity and sense of self, to satisfy the self-aggrandising fallacy that the world belongs to them. I had been placed in the unfortunate position of witnessing someone shrink into very selfish and abusive behaviour. It had been my first encounter with such an event and it shook me to my core. After the dust had settled, I couldn't help but dissect it


Having signed to Cooking Vinyl Australia earlier this year, the four-piece are teasing the release of their debut album, set to drop this year. Following on from their 2021 autumn tour, the band shared their first taste of new music with The Floor, which arrived alongside a dramatic visual, directed by Dakota Fisher, followed by Life. Johnny Hunter's debut EP Early Trauma introduced listeners to their avant-garde approach to post-punk,


Cry Like A Man is out now! Listen to the song below.