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  • Vasili Papathanasopoulos


The song serves as the title track from the musicians forthcoming sophomore album

Image: Jack Whitefield.

UK rocker Sam Fender has returned with his shimmering new track, Seventeen Going Under. The song serves as the title track from the musicians forthcoming sophomore album, due out this October.

Fender's distinctive mesmerising vocals ring through the song, creating intimate moments of introspective reflection. The guitar-led track chronicles that tender age of seventeen where the world is your oyster and you can take on anything, whist documenting the struggles of unemployed life, themes paralleled within the songs visual, directed by Brock Neal Roberts.

Fender's sophomore record is set to take a more intense and personal approach to songwriting when compared with his debut, Hypersonic Missiles. Transforming his own life experiences into compositional works of art, Seventeen Going Under will tell a coming-of-age tale, playing out across eleven tracks. Fender recorded the album in his hometown, once again teaming up with long-time collaborator, producer Bramwell Bronte.

Speaking about the record, Fender shares: "This album is a coming-of-age story. It’s about growing up. It’s a celebration of life after hardship, and it’s a celebration of surviving.” The Brit Award winners debut album debuted at number 1 in the UK album chart, and took the musician on a world-wide tour.

Seventeen Going Under is out October 8. Watch the visual below.


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