The Japanese House Debuts “Boyhood”

The Japanese House Debuts video for "Boyhood"
The Japanese House Debuts video for "Boyhood"

The Japanese House is project of Amber Bain. Today, the multi-artist has returned with “Boyhood,” the artist’s first new music of 2023, alongside a dreamy visualizer. The track is available via Dirty Hit (beababeabadoobee Releases “Glue Song”doobee) .

The new single sees Bain explores the complexities of gender and sexuality as well as how trauma becomes an inescapable part of a person. The track’s hypnotic production coupled with her silky voice and a propulsive electronic beat creates an enchanting atmosphere perfect for dancing. The accompanying visualizer finds Amber watching a projection of herself from a bed, as one of a pair horseback riding through lush green fields.

“When Katie and I were young and in love, we fantasized about riding off into the distance on her horse Bam Bam, away from all the problems that came from being gay and in love back then. This song talks about how sometimes, however hard you try, you can’t help but be a product of the things that happened to you or held you back earlier on in life. But also, and more importantly, it’s about hope for overcoming those things. Look at us now: not riding away, but towards… something. This horse was very lovely to us, but I think deep down Bam Bam was the horse we were riding all along, and wherever I’m recklessly galloping off to in my life, Katie will be riding bareback behind me like a lunatic, arms around me, like we’d always planned. Rip Bam Bam xxx,” says Amber.

“BOYHOOD” follows The Japanese House’s acclaimed 2020 EP Chewing Cotton Wool, which featured “Dionne” ft. Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver). The Japanese House released her debut album Good At Falling in 2019.

Purchase “Boyhood” by The Japanese House HERE


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