Detroit's Sam Austins has shared an energetic new visual for "DRIFTING AWAY," a standout cut from his new album, HOMELESS STAR. The artist, who recently signed with Atlantic Records, combines his interests in music, fashion, film and TV to form his own creative world. He has a riveting backstory, having experienced extended bouts of homelessness before working tirelessly to cement himself as a rising voice in music. For his latest release, the boundary pushing musician channels his past struggles into an engaging, emotive sonic and visual journey.
The instrumental for "DRIFTING AWAY" is energetic and powerful, containing a pounding drum line that gets the heart racing. Paired with a groovy bass line and raw guitars, the beat is highly infectious, giving this track much replay value. Showcasing Austins' eclectic sound, the combination of influences such as indie rock, alternative R&B, and alt-pop present make this song truly intriguing. The lively visual that accompanies it adds to its vibrant feel as well, as Austins is depicted giving a spirited performance in front of a variety of visually stunning natural backdrops to an engrossing effect.
"DRIFTING AWAY" is an emotional, zestful release from up-and-comer. His ability to weave together different genres so effortlessly is refreshing, and it's thrilling to anticipate where he will go next with his free-spirited creativity.
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