Gary Hector's New Single "Waiting Around to Go Viral": A Blend of Outlaw Country and Americana

Gary Hector's New Single "Waiting Around to Go Viral": A Blend of Outlaw Country and Americana

Gary Hector, the acclaimed singer-songwriter hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, is back with his latest offering, "Waiting Around to Go Viral." Scheduled for release on April 3rd, 2024, this track is the precursor to his highly anticipated solo album, "Memphis Medicine."

Reflecting on our last encounter with Gary Hector during the release of his debut album, the memory remains as vivid as his music. A couple of years ago, we had the pleasure of delving into his inaugural offering, where his authenticity and passion for storytelling shone through every track. Now, as we anticipate the release of "Waiting Around to Go Viral" and his forthcoming album "Memphis Medicine," it's clear that Hector's musical journey continues to evolve, captivating audiences with each new release.

Check out our last feature on Gary Hector's debut album

In this single, Hector effortlessly weaves together elements of classic outlaw country and Americana, delivering a compelling narrative that delves into the complexities of our modern digital age. With poignant storytelling and melodic hooks, "Waiting Around to Go Viral" explores the pervasive influence of cellular phones and social media on contemporary society.

The song's title pays homage to Townes Van Zandt's iconic "Waitin' Around to Die," showcasing Hector's appreciation for the rich tapestry of musical influences that have shaped his artistic journey. Drawing inspiration from legendary figures such as Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, and Bob Marley, Hector infuses his music with a timeless quality that resonates with audiences worldwide.

Recorded at Dirt Floor Studio in Connecticut, USA, "Waiting Around to Go Viral" bears the hallmark of craftsmanship synonymous with Hector's work. Produced by Eric M Lichter and mastered by Steve Wytas, the single boasts a seamless fusion of instrumentation and lyrical depth.

Hector's musical prowess shines through as he takes on vocal duties and showcases his skills as a songwriter. Collaborating with Lichter, who contributes drums, piano, organ, guitars, and pedal steel guitar, as well as backing vocals, "Waiting Around to Go Viral" is a testament to the synergy between two seasoned musicians.

With the single now available for pre-save on Spotify, fans eagerly anticipate immersing themselves in Hector's latest creation. Whether you're a long-time follower or a newcomer to his music, "Waiting Around to Go Viral" promises to captivate listeners with its evocative storytelling and infectious melodies.

For those who wish to connect with Gary Hector and explore more of his music, his social media links and reviews can be found [here]

If you ever find yourself in the Caribbean, don't hesitate to reach out to Gary – his hospitality is as warm as his music!

So mark your calendars for April 3rd, 2024, and prepare to embark on a musical journey with Gary Hector's "Waiting Around to Go Viral." With its timeless appeal and universal themes, this single is bound to leave a lasting impression on hearts and minds alike.

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