CHIIILD RELEASES “GONE,” NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO OUT TODAY
LISTEN TO "AWAKE" FEATURING MAHALIA HERE
28 APRIL 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - Genre bending alt/soul artist Chiiild (Yonatan ‘Yoni’ Ayal) delivers “Gone” with an alluring new video. The third single from his highly anticipated album Hope For Sale follows two lovers along a path of challenges. The accompanying visual tests their strength as they willingly choose to face battles together. He sings “maybe we can learn from times like this, and they can be Gone.” This album serves as a celebration for the life he has created for himself and the multi-generational journey of having been raised as a first generation Canadian-Etheopian, in Montreal.
On the meaning behind the song, Chiiild explains, “it’s hard enough to find the words. “Gone” is a song about the simple misunderstandings that come up when you least see them coming.”
Chiiild has made a name for himself occupying a space typically not representative of Black artists within the alt/pop genre. He can be called to a variety of influences including the sounds of psychedelic R&B, Indie, and Pop - think D'Angelo meets Tame Impala with production somewhere near Pink Floyd. The single follows the release of “Sleepwalking” and “Awake” feat. Mahalia which garnered praise from NYLON, Teen Vogue, MTV, KCRW, UPROXX, SPIN, HotNewHipHop, and more. Stay tuned for Chiiild’s upcoming album slated for release this Summer via Avant Garden Records (Emotional Oranges, THEY., Slenderbodies, Unusual Demont).