Castlemaine’s Kian returns with his first new music in 12 months

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Castlemaine’s Kian returns with his first new music in 12 months

In 2018, we were blind-sighted by a 16-year-old artist from Castlemaine when he won the triple j Unearthed High competition – a feat he achieved with a song written when he was only 14. That track, ‘Waiting’ quickly became an incredible success: it was the most played local song on Australian radio for the first half of 2019, going double platinum, amassing over 50 million streams on Spotify, and earning both APRA nods and an ARIA Awards nomination for Song of the Year.

Just a year later, he debuted his six-track EP featuring the global hit ‘Waiting’, had just finished up touring in Europe and the UK supporting Conan Grey, and had released the dates for his upcoming Australia tour kicking off in July.

Now, Kian returns with brand new music in the shape of ‘Every Hour’ – a heart-swelling song about love, connection and the feeling of wanting to waste “every day and every hour” with someone. It’s vulnerable and it’s exactly what we’ve been waiting to hear from the young talent.

“This song embodies safety within a relationship, learning about and acknowledging each other’s past to better understand one another. It’s all about love and the complexities that come with it but also happiness, growth and creating new memories together,” Kian says of the track.

Check it out below.

Photo by Maclay Heriot