Corinne Schiavone

Hana Vu shares gloomy new single “Gutter” along with atmospheric live rendition

Hana Vu‘s forthcoming album Public Storage is set for release next week on Ghostly International. To spark that anticipation further, she has released a live and studio rendition of the record’s heaviest and darkest song, “Gutter”.

It’s an angsty mid-tempo alt-rocker with stabbing string textures, sung from a place of desolate desperation. It’s a swift stylistic departure from Public Storage‘s other two singles, the cobwebbed, close-the-blinders folk of “Maker” and the warped synth-wave of “Everybody’s Birthday”. Watch the live session below and listen to the studio version of “Gutter” beneath (or on streaming platforms).

Vu on what inspired “Gutter”: “I used to watch these YouTube videos called Tales of Mere Existence by Levni Yilmaz when I was in middle school and then rediscovered them while writing this record. I actually wrote him a letter when I was 12 … this song is based on one of his shorts.” 

You can listen to the album version of “Gutter” on streaming platforms or below.

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