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Dan Deacon Releases Video For New Track Change Your Life (You Can Do It)

Thursday, 08 September 2016 Written by Laura Johnson

Dan Deacon has released a video for his new track, Change Your Life (You Can Do It) .

Discussing the song, which featured briefly in an episode of Adult Swim’s Off The Air, he said:

“Sometime in late 2015 a good friend and long time collaborator, Dave Hughes, asked me to write a new song for the New Year’s Eve episode of his show ‘Off The Air.’ The theme for the show was ‘NEWNOW’ and it couldn’t have come at a better time for me as I was going through some pretty heavy shit at the time and was very depressed, confused and alone. The theme helped me realise I was in a transitional phase of my life and to try to pull myself together and remove the aspects of life that I was in conflict with. Writing the song became an opportunity to motivate myself to change myself. After I started writing the synth parts I realized I wanted the vocals to also be all synthetic and for the lyrics to be a series of simple but empowering mantras to motivate.”

Watch the clip, directed by Ben O’Brien and filmed during Deacon's 2015 North American summer tour, below.

Deacon will perform at Riot Fest in Denver on September 16, among other festival appearances and headline dates.





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