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happydaze Reject The Idea That Things Have “Been And Gone”

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happydaze have delivered a new track in the form of “Been And Gone“. The song serves as a companion piece and a timely follow-up to their EP Full Free Radical. It arrived earlier this year. The band’s second full release, it built on their combination of pop-punk intensity and hip-hop production brilliantly. Vibrant, emotional and brimming with forward-thinking vision and vibrancy, it’s the work of a band in the form of their lives. And with this new offering, they are extending that sentiment even further. They’ve also thrown a few lessons learned along the way in for good measure.

Been And Gone” is the sort of track that gets created after when life gets on top of you. In the case of the band, it appears it has been written in the wake of the disconnect from touring life and real life. The way that being bogged down with business can affect the relationship you have with the normalcy of existence. Because of this, we now have a track that hits home straight in the chest. A reminder that the world doesn’t stop spinning when you aren’t paying attention to it, and that it will always be there when you can. The ones you love will still be waiting for you, and the things you love won’t change.

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Vocalist Luke Bovill had this to say about the song and what it means to him:

“After getting out and touring for the first time last year, the rush of being out in the world again was quite overwhelming. I lost a bit of direction. Lost touch with a lot of people and didn’t know how to keep up with the pace of everything around me. The song is about grounding yourself in the moment, reaching out to the people you care about and realizing that there’s life ahead of you to appreciate.”

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