Watch Dan Auerbach’s Solitary New ‘King of a One Horse Town’ Video
Black Keys’ member’s solo album ‘Waiting on a Song’ will be released on June 2nd
Dan Auerbach previewed his upcoming solo album Waiting on a Song with the scenic video for new song “King of a One Horse Town.” Auerbach’s album will be released on June 2nd.
Directed by Aaron Hymes and set primarily in the town of Helper, Utah, a long-haired man is seen mostly in solitude smoking and driving aimlessly. The serene, playful clip has the man taking in his surroundings, enjoying the view of the mountains and his time alone.
In a statement, Auerbach explained that the song’s title is meant to describe “anyone who’s scared of the outside world. Anyone who’s afraid to afraid to go beyond their own block for fear of failure.” He cites drug dealers, drunks and professors as examples.
The Black Keys’ member recorded the album in his home of Nashville, co-writing tracks with legendary songwriter John Prine, Duane Eddy, Jerry Douglas and Pat McLaughlin. On May 12th, he will perform at New York City’s Music Hall of Williamsburg in a concert that will livestream on SiriusXM’s Spectrum channel.